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Description: View looking out over Minnesota Point.

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...

Date: 1820 

Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.


Madison View

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Rib Mountain Lager, Highest Point in Wisconsin, Brewed and Bottled by Wausau Brewing...

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...


Description: Cover of A guide to Kraftwood Gardens showing a view of a sailboat on Lake Machkinosiew (now Enterprise Lake) seen between trees. The publication's...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Russell Road Roller. The cover features an illustration of the machinery at work along a rural road and text that...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking south down 8th Street from Schlitz's Park.


Description: Letterhead of Jacob Johnson & Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, a wholesale dealer in fresh and saltwater Lake Superior Fish. Features a cartoon of a man wea...

Date: 1942 

Description: Holiday card showing Navy Pier in Chicago. There is snow on the ground, the lake is frozen and two lines of planes are flying overhead forming a "V" patter...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of a wooden shack on a Lake Michigan beach surrounded by rowboats, a campfire, and a wooded bluff. Two men stand on the beach near the water.

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Holiday card of a man loading Christmas trees on a sled drawn by two horses. A dog runs in front of them. The sun is setting over a lake or pond with trees...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Northern Pale brewed by Northern Brewing Company. The label depicts a lake scene with evergreen trees in the background and the round Northern Be...

Date: 1938 

Description: "Your 1939 Calendar" published for International Harvester farm equipment dealers. The cover features a painting of the Swiss Alps.

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