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Date: 1890 

Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street. Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

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...


Description: Front cover and inside menu pages of the Ovens of Brittany Restaurant and Bakery at 1718 Fordem Avenue, with an ornamental letter "O" with a flower and int...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page St. Patrick's Day menu from the cafe in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with a drawing of a view of the capitol from the southeast, captioned, "Under...

Date: 1901 ca.

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


Description: Letterhead of the American Exchange Bank, established in 1871 and originally named the German Bank and later, the German-American Bank, located on the Capi...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1936-08-17 

Description: Front side of the first unemployment check issued in Wisconsin to Neils B. Ruud.

Date: 1901-05-07 before

Description: Front cover and interior pages of a menu for a banquet to Dr. John Bascom, president of the University of Wisconsin, 1874-1887, with gold-colored borders a...

Date: 1992-10-24 before

Description: Front and back of a menu for a farmers' market dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant, featuring apples and pears and other products from local growers, with a bord...


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: 1961-09-31 

Description: A cartoon of a passed bill leaving Assembly holding a sign that reads, "Look Ma, No Veto!".

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: 1900 ca.

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


Keenan House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Keenan House at 28 East Gilman Street. The house was built in 1858 by Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke.


Description: Letterhead of W.G. Walker & Company of Madison, Wisconsin, manufacturers of Prouty Power Book, News, and Job presses and dealers in printing supplies and s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...


Description: Breakfast menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a large and a small profile line illustration drawing of a crowing rooster, and the seal...

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