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Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall and South Hall are in the foreground. Lake Me...

Date: 1893 

Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Tabernacle and attendees at the Monona Lake Assembly. The assembly, Madison's annual Chautauqua, was held on the site of the present-day Olin Park.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1874 before

Description: The Park Hotel.

Date: 1883 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of the Elzivirs printers in Amsterdam, 1620.

Date: 1873 after

Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Forest Middleton, wearing a sailor suit. He is posed resting his head on a large dog. Both are lying on a fur rug.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Date: 1874 

Description: View of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

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