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Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1882 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin chief clerk's assembly.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Mr. Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector for the State...

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of view from a first floor hallway into the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol where a group of men are standing. Published specifica...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Built as the John E, Kendall house in 1855. It was the George and Mary Storer house, 104 East Gilman Street, when this photo was taken.

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

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