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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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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: 1876-02-07 

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...

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Description: Luncheon menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a gargoyle figure against a background of tied-back drapery, and spot illustrations of th...

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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: 1839-06-27 

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

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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: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

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: 1964 

Description: Interior of the Rohde's Steak House special football luncheon menu, with spot illustrations of football players in action, and featured items on the menu (...

Date: 1996-08 before

Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

Date: 2013 

Description: Double-sided menu for the bakery and cafe, Madison Sourdough Company, (MSCo.) with still-life illustrations in color of fruits, fall leaves, nuts, squash,...

Date: 1948-05-29 ca.

Description: The 100th Anniversary of Wisconsin Statehood envelope on the first day it was issued on May 29, 1948. It is addressed to Governor Oscar Rennebohm, State of...

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Date: 1931-02-03 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Annual Winter Meeting of the Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders' Association at the Loraine Hotel. On the cover is a profile...

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: 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...

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Description: One-page menu with a pot of flowers, a glass of milk, and a hot (cheese?) casserole whose steam curls upward to form the letters for "menu." The line, "You...

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Description: Letterhead of the Madison Business Association, with the association seal featuring "Forward," the statue on top of the State Capitol dome.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

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