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Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

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: 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: 1929-01-01 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the New Year's Day menu at the Loraine Hotel, part of the Schroeder Hotels, with a man and a woman dressed in sweaters and win...

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: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

Date: 1954 

Description: The front cover of a four page election mailer/newsletter for U.S. Senate candidate Gaylord Nelson. A quarter-length portrait covers most of the page. The...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A reproduction of a painted portrait of Richard T. Ely, Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Description: Letterhead of the State Board of Control, with vignettes, printed in blue ink, of various recreational scenes: fishing, playing golf, game bird hunting, an...

Date: 1889 ca.

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

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: 1900-12-17 before

Description: Front cover and interior of the menu for a Six O'Clock Club dinner on the topic of municipal ownership of Madison utilities. On the cover are two embossed...

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

Date: 1942-12-25 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Christmas booklet from Truax Army Air Field, with a pinned-up drawing of a turkey perched on one leg on a butcher block ta...

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Description: Ben Bergor letterhead, promoting Bergor as a theatrical agent and entertainment consultant, with a cartoon of a bird wearing a top hat and a bow tie, and c...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."

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Description: Letterhead of Capital Battery and Supply Company, with two men in winged hats, one holding an automobile, the other a box radio, and the slogan, "Serving t...

Date: 1871 

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...

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