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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: 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

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: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

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: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.

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: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

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...

Date:  

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

Walter A. Wood Catalog Cover

Date: 1870 

Description: Front cover of catalog with a green cover for Wood's harvesting machines. Features an illustration of, at the top, a view of a town, flanked by two women,...

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...

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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

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

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

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

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