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Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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.

Photograph

Keyes Residence

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Keyes residence, home of Elisha W. Keyes, political leader. According to Keyes' daughter, Mrs. John C. Gaveney, the framed pictures, etc.,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

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Absalom Townsend

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Absalom Townsend.

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Drawing of University Hall by D.C. Salisbury showing the view from the bottom, south side of the hill on the University of Wisconsin campus. Bascom Hall,...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin during construction.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View looking south across Bascom Hill. Constructed between 1850-1855, South Hall was originally used as a dormitory for both faculty and students.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an elevated view looking down at North Hamilton Street, showing the State Journal building on the lefthand side.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a Decoration Day parade, near what appears to be Capitol Park. A small crowd gathers at the edge of the street to view a military band...

Date: 1898 

Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...

Photograph

Keyes Residence

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Keyes residence, home of political leader Elisha W. Keyes. According to Keyes' daughter, Mrs. John C. Gaveney of Whitehall, Wisconsin, the...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson S...

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Bull at Lake Monona

Date: 1896-08 

Description: A bull ("cow") stands in the water on the shoreline of Lake Monona.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

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