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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: Memorial Union from across Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Projected drawing of the Union at its completion. Included is a fe...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Rubber Company of Madison, Wisconsin, which operated the Florida plantation in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. Includes an oval i...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: An advertisement for the A.H. Kayser lumberyard at 204 East Washington Avenue.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)
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...
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...
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...
Date: date unknown
Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.
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: 1940 ca.
Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...
Date: 1913-02-17 before
Description: Cyanotype menu for a Railroad Commission Dinner Dance, with a train steaming down the tracks, the seal of the state of Wisconsin, and two presentations of...
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: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Front cover and center spread of the Simon House Restaurant dinner menu, with a profile illustration of a carriage, decorative flourishes around the name o...
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