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Date: 1917-10-02 before

Description: Carte du jour Meatless Tuesday menu from the Hotel Wisconsin, with the hotel's logo, a badger standing over the letter "W."

Date: 1919-04-21 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and back cover of program ("Conferring the Service Stripes") for a dinner at the Medford Hotel, with a deep rose hand-colored border wit...

Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1919 

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Geiser No.4 and No. 5 thresher featuring a photograph of a man and dog beside the machine, and the cut-out shape of a tractor on t...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Steamboat navigating through sunken trees on the Missouri River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Print of seven insects and one mammal with human faces. Scientific names printed beneath each image. "Melanoplus differentialis" grasshopper, "Eurypelma he...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...

Date: 2013 

Description: Double-sided menu for the bakery and cafe, Madison Sourdough Company, (MSCo.) with still-life illustrations in color of fruits, fall leaves, nuts, squash,...

Date: 1880-11-20 

Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings made by draftsman Hamilton Patterson of four fish collected on Perry's expedition to Japan. They are numbe...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card with color illustration of a man on hands and knees in the water holding the end of a firearm which is sticking out of the water. His hat...

Date: 1885 

Description: Back cover of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog from 1885. The illustration shows horses with elaborate tack treading grain surrounded by men...

Date: 1938 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for McCormick-Deering Milk Coolers. Features a color illustration of a polar bear on an iceberg and a photo of a man putti...

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man and young boy outside during winter. The man is using a Lightning Hay knife to cut the ha...

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Date: 1930 after

Description: Photographic holiday card featuring Carl Marty of the Northernaire Resort in Three Lakes, Wisconsin. He is famous for his hospitality and his "animal frien...

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