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Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Date: 1899-12-18 before
Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
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...
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: 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...
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: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...
Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...
Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
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: 1889 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)
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: 1884-04-06 before
Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
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.
Date: 1891 before
Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...
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