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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: 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: 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: ????-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: 1973 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Van Slyke house at 510 North Carroll Street built by Napoleon Bonaparte Van Slyke in 1863.
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...
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...
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
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: 1900-11-19 before
Description: Front cover of the program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with a man in a pastoral setting wearing a chef's hat and an apron, reading a Thanksgiving procla...
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: Back side of Nakoma Country Club golf score card detailing rules of the game.
Date: 1887-06-28 before
Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...
Description: One-page menu for a dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant based on ingredients sourced from the farmers market, with listings of farms and farmers, as well as illu...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Quarter-length engraving of Henry Baker in profile. Baker was police chief of Madison from 1897-1907.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Letterhead of Fred M. Schlimgen of Madison, Wisconsin, designer and builder of memorial markers, with a landscape of classical buildings, a cloud-filled sk...
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.
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...
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