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B.B. Stoller Tending Mushroom Garden

Date: September 19 1944
Description: B.B. Stoller tending the University of Wisconsin mushroom garden in the "hole in the ground" which is a bricked and vaulted recess located in the hillside...
Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Mushrooms

Date: 1937
Description: Cover of the book "Wisconsin Mushrooms" by the Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin and bound by Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a woodcu...

L'Etoile Restaurant Farmers' Market Dinner Menu

Date: 1994
Description: One-page menu for a dinner at L'Etoile Restaurant based on ingredients sourced from the farmers market, with listings of farms and farmers, as well as illu...

L'Etoile Restaurant 20th Anniversary Dinner Menu

Date: August 1996
Description: One-page menu for the twentieth anniversary of L'Etoile Restaurant, with a side illustration of vegetables, fruit, leaves, and other plant life.

L'Etoile Restaurant Earth Day 25th Anniversary Menu

Date: May 04 1995
Description: One-page menu from L'Etoile Restaurant honoring the twenty-fifth anniversaries of Earth Day and Wisconsin's Environmental Decade and Earth Day founder and...

Badger and Raptors

Description: Stereograph, of what is possibly a diorama, that contains a badger, two owls, a chipmunk, plants, cattails, dried grass, logs, simulated rocks and two shel...

Opening Day Fishing Season

Date: 1982
Description: Imaginative pen-and-ink drawing. This drawing appeared in the Capitol Times on April 30, 1982 with the caption: "The opening of the state fishing se...

"Smiling Mushroom"

Description: Short cast-concrete sculpture identified as "Smiling Mushroom." It is an anthropomorphized form having a yellow face with eyes and nose on top of the mushr...


Date: 1914
Description: Fungus growth on the bark of a tree.

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