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Photograph

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.

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Madison and surrounding communities, referred to as the four lakes country. Text bordering the map includes an excerpt of a letter written by Horace...

Photograph

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: 1873 ca.

Description: Middleton School House built in at least two stages. Note the uneven stone construction of the first story and the brickwork of the second story.

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.

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Town of Windsor Plat

Date: 1861 

Description: Dane County plat map of the town of Windsor.

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

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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