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Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover and silver and golden wedding menu suggestion page from the Daughters of Isabella, Our Lady of the Lake Circle No. 369, with a cross and a crow...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...


Description: A page from the book Nakoma Tomahawk with a portrait and brief story about Nakoma resident Thomas Lloyd Jones. The page includes an image of the Jon...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Date: 1951 

Description: Front and back cover of the dedicatory brochure issued by the First Unitarian Society of Madison, "the church of tomorrow," a Frank Lloyd Wright design. T...

Book or Pamphlet

Madison's Mayors


Description: Composite of nine portraits of Madison's past Mayors including Spooner, Pinney, Alford, Conklin, Proudfit, Bashford, Dye, Gregory, and Doyon.

Book or Pamphlet

Proposed State Street Park


Description: Drawing of proposed park on State Street at the corner of Broom and Gorham Streets.

Date: 1902 

Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Front cover, frontispiece photograph, and page from a publication of the State Board of Health, with half silhouette views of three seated children with mi...

Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.

Date: 1928-07 

Description: Cover of the Directory of Wisconsin State Beekeepers' Association, Inc. Red and black illustration of "Badger Brand Honey" over an outline of the st...

Book or Pamphlet

WPA Guide to Wisconsin

Date: 1941 

Description: Front cover of "Wisconsin: a Guide to the Badger State" featuring a Harold Hone photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol with gilding on the dome.

Date: 1960-04-26 

Description: Group portrait of the officers of the Ladies Municipal Bowling League at their recent luncheon held at Stardust, 2725 Broadway Street. They include, seated...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Book or Pamphlet

Neighborhood House Pamphlet

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising classes for "foreigners" to learn English at the Neighborhood House. The Neighborhood House is pictured on the pamphlet with a U.S. fl...

Date: 1904 

Description: The floor plan of the first floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commission...


Description: Front and back cover of Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. Limited 4-page brochure, manufacturers of farm implements. They were headquartered in Madison, WI.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

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