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Date: 1932 

Description: Menu for a dinner in honor of Dean Charles R. Bardeen, celebrating twenty-five years of his administration and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding...


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: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

Date: 1900-10-22 before

Description: Front cover, speaker page, and menu for a dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, on the topic, "What Shall We Do with the Trusts?". On the cover is a sheaf of whe...


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

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Date: 1924-10-04 before

Description: Broadside advertising a meeting and picnic of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) at Miller's Park in Madison, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu in calligraphy by "D.L.K." superimposed on the Guido's logo (a coat of arms with the initials "G" and "S" alternating with a martini glass an...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1901-01-21 before

Description: Back and front covers of the ninth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, an organization that met several times a season to hear speakers on various civic issues...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

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: 1931 

Description: An advertisement for H.C. Netherwood Printing Company (formerly) at 519 State Street in Madison, Wisconsin.


Description: Letterhead of the State Board of Control, with vignettes, printed in blue ink, of various recreational scenes: fishing, playing golf, game bird hunting, an...

Date: ????-12-31 date unknown

Description: One-page menu for New Year's Eve from Guido's Supper Club, with a photograph of owner Bill Wells, a spot illustration of a lobster near the surf and turf "...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A reproduction of a painted portrait of Richard T. Ely, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Grace Episcopal Church with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Date: 1858 

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

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