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The Spring Inn

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of the Spring Inn, located at 3706 Nakoma Road.

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a stone building in Cross Plains, which used to house a tavern downstairs and the town's school upstairs. Features a porch entrance, and...


Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission of future development of section toward University Hall with University Avenue, Women Gymnasi...


The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

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...


Old Post Office


Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1927 

Description: Pie charts from 1927-28 showing the present location of graduates of Central and East High Schools.

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the second floor library and offices of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900. F...

Date: 1917 

Description: Proposed Union Religious Center for the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Cooperating bodies, January 1, 1917: Baptists, Congregationalists, Lutheran...


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: An illustration of The Sacred Feather, a shop that sells hats and leather goods, located at 417 State Street.

Date: 1954-12 

Description: Sketch of a tower, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Monona Terrace Civic Center. The drawing is of a ten-story tower that would include office space a...

Date: 1872 

Description: Drawing of the plan for the layout of the Capitol Park, drawn by Cleveland who was a landscape architect from Chicago.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: State architect, Arthur Peabody's rendition of the State Office Building at 1 West Wilson Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheet #27 of the plans submitted by architects Ferry & Clas for the State Historical Society building showing a section of all four stories of the building...

Date: 1945-04 date unknown

Description: Graphite pencil and colored pencil drawing on drafting vellum of design for Glenwood Children's Park designed by Jens Jensen. Original drawing 33 x 29 inch...

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