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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Group of Ho Chunk Indians that visited Governor Lucius Fairchild. Names, (standing), Dandy, holding a long stemmed pipe, (Four-Leg's son), (seated) Wau-So-...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of multiple buildings in Cross Plains from Lutheran Church Hill. Many roads and fences cross the fields. Wooded hills are in the background. In the lo...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View across Capitol Park lawn towards the corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. The building at the corner...

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: The Third Wisconsin State Capitol before the completion of the dome. After all four wings of the Third Capitol were completed, the second Capitol was demo...

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