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Date:  ca.

Description: An artist's rendition of the Wisconsin State Historical Society as seen from Bascom Hill.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A black and white etching of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

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:  

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: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date:  

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: 1884 

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...

Date: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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: 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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Description: Memohead of the German American Bank, with a front view of one of the triangular buildings (Suhr building) on the Capitol Square in Madison, Wisconsin. Peo...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

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...

Date: 1921 

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: 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: 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: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...

Date: 1857 

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...

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...

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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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