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Description: Back side of Nakoma Country Club golf score card detailing rules of the game.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing letterhead. Fuller & Johnson was run by John A. Johnson and was one of Madison's largest employers.

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.


Description: Leaflet from L'Etoile Restaurant with the restaurant logo and a sample menu for spring, with a border illustration of a strawberry plant.


Description: Ethelwyn Farm (The Teachers' Country Club), on Lake Monona.

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.


Description: Menu sampler interior from L'Etoile Restaurant, with summer, autumn, and winter menus, and accompanying border illustrations of leaves, plants, and fruit.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."


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: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.


Description: One-page menu with a pot of flowers, a glass of milk, and a hot (cheese?) casserole whose steam curls upward to form the letters for "menu." The line, "You...

Date: 1901-02-25 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for a Six O'Clock Club Dinner on the topic, "Madison's Business Interests," with an embossed scrolling silver frame adorned...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.


Description: Memohead of the Bank of the Commonwealth, with a view of the dome of the Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, and names of bank officers...


Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1942-12-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Christmas booklet from Truax Army Air Field, with a pinned-up drawing of a turkey perched on one leg on a butcher block ta...

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...


Description: Front cover and pasta and pizza pages from Paisan's, an Italian restaurant. Features illustrations (signed "Christensen") of an archway and tables and chai...

Date: 1872-02-22 before

Description: Menu of the banquet for the second reunion of the First Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. On the cover are ornamented initials and the type is imp...

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