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Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Frederic King Conover (d. 1919), of Madison, Wisconsin, as a member of the class of 1878 of the University of Wisconsin.
Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Water Tower located on East Washington Avenue.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...
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: 1877 ca.
Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: An exterior view from front drive of Frank Allis' house. There is a young child in the yard on the right. In the background is a lake.
Description: Posed group portrait outdoors of members of the Rex Magnus Club and representatives of the “Press of the United States” whom they are entertaining.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...
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...
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: A view looking southeast of the Newell H. and Helen Dodge residence at 1121 West Johnson Street, on the corner of North Charter Street. The house may have...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View from pier of groups of people walking along a Lake Monona dock and on the walkway to the shore. On the right is an excursion boat with a United States...
Description: The backyard of Sam Marshall's home, seen from Mrs. Alden's property on Frances Street.
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...
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
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