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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...

Photograph

Henry Roblin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club pose at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view across open space with an oval track, looking towards Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.

Photograph

Noah Phelps

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of home atop of Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue (South Wisconsin Avenue until December 1, 1877; Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as...

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: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...

Photograph

Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Standing portrait of Edward M. Bartlett, lieutenant colonel of the 30th Wisconsin, taken during the regiment's assignment at Camp Randall, 1862-1864.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.

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