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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: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department racing around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of three men standing together on the board sidewalk outside Kreuz and Curtis Shoes, 21 S. Pinckney Street. The men are wearing suits, ties and hats,...

Photograph

Old Water Works

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, as seen from Capitol Square.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map oriented with north towards the upper right shows sewers, cases of diphtheria and scarlet fever, schools, and public buildings. Lake Wingra is lab...

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Photograph

Angle Worm Station

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View from the foot of Carroll Street with the Angle Worm Station at Barnes boat landing on Lake Monona. Shows the Scutt II taken from the first successful...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Small sidewheel steam launches on Lake Monona.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Pinckney Street, looking north.

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1880 

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...

Drawing

Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...

Photograph

Empire Brewery

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: View across State Street towards two buildings, with, on the left, the Hess & Schmitz Livery Boarding and Sale Stable, and on the right the Empire Brewery....

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View from unpaved Wisconsin Avenue looking east toward the third Wisconsin State Capitol sometime prior to the completion of the dome (1869). The portion o...

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

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