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Date: 1876 ca.

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

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

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of the Rohde's Steak House special football luncheon menu, with a photograph of the University of Wisconsin coaching staff for the 1964 season (Fr...

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...


Description: Two men enjoy the shade among Native American burial mounds on the Dividing Ridge between Lakes Monona and Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The Dividing Ridg...


Description: Two-sided one-page menu for Joseph's French Café, with a line drawing of a couple seated at a dinner table after an illustration by Henri de Toulouse-Lautr...

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: 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...

Date: 1975-04 

Description: Poster announcing "Festival Choir," a concert of music from America, conducted by David Crosby, at several venues in Madison and Monona, Wisconsin. Feature...

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...


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: 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...


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...


Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

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: 1871 ca.

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

Date: 1932 

Description: Menu for a dinner in honor of Dean Charles R. Bardeen, celebrating twenty-five years of his administration and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding...

Date: 1901-11-04 before

Description: Front cover of the announcement for the twelfth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with circular head and shoulders portraits of Presidents William McKinley J...

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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