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Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Senate photograph, showing details such as the president's chair (much more ornamented than the Assembly Speaker's chair) and desk with...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. On the left a man is driving a wagon with a team of two horses, and on the right a man stands on a wagon pulled by one horse. Houses...

Photograph

Buildings in Alma

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Alma.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

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...

Photograph

Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1851 after

Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Photograph

The Botkin House

Date: 1894 

Description: The Botkin House, on the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1896 

Description: Three-quarter length indoor portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

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