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Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the Park Hotel on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: Charles N. Brown residence, southeast corner of the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. On the left is 263 Langdon Street. Both structures were de...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1874 before

Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.

Date: 1896 

Description: Young man posing on train tracks in front of two passenger cars decorated with banners for the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo, and Mandolin Club.

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Residence of General Simeon Mills.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from the south gate.

Date: 1897-07-14 

Description: James Whalen, boss canvasman with the Ringling Brothers circus, at work in a van.

Date: 1873 

Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...

Photograph

Capitol Avenue

Date: 1896-03-15 

Description: Winter view down Capitol Avenue, possibly in Maple Bluff.

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Elevated view from the Park Hotel looking east to the corner of Carroll and Main Streets in Madison. Soldiers are in formation as a part of the centennial...

Photograph

Yahara River Mill

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A grist mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill, called Farwell's Madison Mills was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell. The origina...

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