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Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
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: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
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...
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: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
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: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
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: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
Date: 1876-02-14 before
Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.
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: 1875-06-02 before
Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the banquet of the twenty-ninth annual session of the Wisconsin State Medical Society at the Park Hotel. On the cover...
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
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