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Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Intersection of King and East Main streets photographed by John S. Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof, about 1860-1863. In the foreground two st...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Photograph

Libby Prison

Date: 1864 

Description: Exterior view of Libby Prison, a Confederate Prison. The view includes tents and three tenement (loft style) buildings. A group of men stand in the foregro...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...

Photograph

Racine College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of Taylor Hall on the Racine College campus with multiple individuals standing on its front lawn.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse with nine insets of residences, schools, and the Court House and Jail.

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...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Photograph

"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Date: 1863 ca.

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

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Photograph

College Chapel

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Photograph

Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Three men standing at entrance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain, (on left), was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson. All three m...

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