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Date: 1974 

Description: Front page and sandwich pages from the hand-lettered, multi-page Ella's Deli menu. Other pages include open-face platters, jumbo deli platters, fish and sa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the restaurant at the Park Hotel with header text running from the left-hand side of the page, across the top, and down the right-hand s...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1954 

Description: The front cover of a four page election mailer/newsletter for U.S. Senate candidate Gaylord Nelson. A quarter-length portrait covers most of the page. The...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...

Date: 2000-08-30 before

Description: Front and back of menu from a Reading Between the Wines dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant, with a translucent overlay with the menu listing and a backing card...

Date: 1975-04 

Description: Poster announcing "Festival Choir," a concert of music from America, conducted by David Crosby, at several venues in Madison and Monona, Wisconsin. Feature...

Date: 2001-10-11 before

Description: Exterior and interior of the second annual Reading Between the Wines dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant, with the starburst restaurant logo, also used as backgr...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

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Description: Front view of golf score card for the Nakoma Country Club featuring illustration of a Native American man at the top.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.

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Description: Front cover and menu pages from Botticelli's Restaurant, with an image of the Three Graces based on a detail from the Sandro Botticelli painting, Primav...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Henry Baker in profile. Baker was police chief of Madison from 1897-1907.

Date: 1975 

Description: Composited silk screen images including seashells, flowers, rock formation, rolling pins and a human skull. Poster is promoting the work of Tom Hunt and Ti...

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Description: Foldout menu from Fireside Pancake House, with a woman in a cap, long dress, and apron, stirring batter in a bowl, standing by a hearth with a pot suspende...

Date: 1961 

Description: A cartoon of a rejected bill being sent away by a man in a top hat, who is holding back a dog on a leash.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1908 

Description: Illustration of Bascom Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Formerly called "University" or "Main" hall, the building in 1920 was renamed for J...

Date: 1999-01-15 before

Description: One-page menu for a wine dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant with vintner Heidi Schrock and importer Terry Theise, with a side illustration by Rebekkah Luce of g...

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