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Pinckney Street

Date: 1874 before

Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street.

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State Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A view from the 300 Block of State Street, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Residence of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1891 before

Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view over dwellings and yards towards Bascom Hall, with North and South Halls on the left and right of Bascom Hill, and Music Hall with its clock...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

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Spooner Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This was the home of John C., Phil H., and Roger Spooner. There are severa...

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Edgewood Villa Fire

Date: 1893 

Description: Group of people standing near two buildings which burned in 1893. In the center background is Edgewood Villa, a home purchased by Governor C.C. (Cadwallade...

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

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Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1877 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Assembly of 1877. Includes an image of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

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Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

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Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

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