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Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

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Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1889-08-02 

Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

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: 1876 after

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, mostly obscured by trees.

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Simeon Mills

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street towards the buildings on South Pinckney Street. The fence surrounding Capitol Park is on the left. The businesses have signs in their wi...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

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Park Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

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Music Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

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Lake Mendota

Date: 1874 before

Description: View across Lake Mendota toward Bascom Hall from 2-16 Langdon Street.

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Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...

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