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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richard B. Dudgeon...

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Photograph

Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richa...

Map or Atlas

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Fuller Opera House, which is a detail from a bird's-eye view map of Madison.

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Photograph

Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...

Date: 1896-05-26 

Description: Military honor guard standing outdoors at the funeral of former Governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild, which was held at the Wisconsin State Capitol...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1873 before

Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Five men sit on the ground in the grass playing various horned musical instruments. The corresponding caption reads, "Picnic at Winnequah." They are readin...

Photograph

Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Drawing

The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

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