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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1838 after

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

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...

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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: 1862 

Description: Officers of Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry: (left to right) Lt. Joseph N.P. Bird, Captain George H. Walther, and Lt. Christopher Lefler. Their Black ser...

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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Young Girl

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of a young girl, most likely of the Charles Minton Baker family. She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Hand-coloring o...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Albert Weise's residence, with wooden sidewalk, and two kids standing on the front porch posing for the photographer.

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: 1865 ca.

Description: View from distance of residence used as headquarters when S.G. Swain was in charge of fortifications at Fort McPherson.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...

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Van Niel House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: An inscription over the entrance of the Van Niel house.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man, woman, mother-in-law, and three children posing in the yard in front of a clapboard frame house. The young girl in the middle is holding a doll, and...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Woodpile in right foreground, with family near board fence. There is a man holding an accordion, and a frame house in background. Two children are standing...

Date: 1896 

Description: Children on the back porch of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...

Date: 1880 

Description: Full-length portrait of Mary C. Gates of Chicago, later Mrs. George Walter Oakley of Madison. From the Hawley and Oakley family collections. G.W. Oakley, 1...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

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