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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The expansive grounds of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona, view from the hotel. Located in Blooming Grove Township, the hotel was opened in 1879....

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Date: 1839 

Description: A map of the Wiskonsin [sic] and Neenah or Fox Rivers.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia posing with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. T...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1896-05-24 

Description: Rocky Roost, a cottage designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his friend Robert Lamp. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Photograph

Men with Farm Tools

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Five men, facing away from the camera, stand in a field holding a rake and a scythe. A boy is in the foreground facing the camera and shading his eyes with...

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

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