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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...

Date: 1851 

Description: First page of the Hand Book to Wisconsin.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Book or Pamphlet

Welcome To Fear City

Date:  date unknown

Description: Guidelines prepared and distributed as a public service by the Council For Public Safety in New York, NY. A pamphlet survival guide for visitors to the cit...

Book or Pamphlet

Arrest at Guttenberg

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the arrest of Herbert "Chub" Fowler in the street in Guttenberg, Iowa. A crowd mills around to watch.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Book or Pamphlet

Pabst Grand Circle

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel and Majestic Theater. Streetcars, automobiles, carriages, horses and pedestrians line the streets. The marqui...

Date: 1911 

Description: The title page of the "Atlas of Dane County, Wisconsin."

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of an Empire Drill on a map of the northeast United States. A railroad train is traveling east to west from Albany...

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Date: 1901 

Description: Features an illustration of a man gesturing across a large empty space (possibly water) towards a factory operating at night. The same man is looking at a...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back of 4-panel brochure. Features an illustration of the factory on the front cover. On the inside a 2-page spread features a color illustration...

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,...

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

Description: Building on the west side of Superior Street where Joseph Ruelle was shot.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Date: 1898-02-22 before

Description: Front and back covers and menu page for the 29th annual banquet of the Old Settlers Club of Milwaukee County. Front cover includes a circular portrait of c...

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