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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

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Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

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Capital Brewery

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: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

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South Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison South Hall, north side.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

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Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.

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Mapleside Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

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Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl feeds a flock of chickens outside the Leslie Bird house. Several other residences are visible in the background.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

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: 1874 ca.

Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall University. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for bot...

Photograph

Maple Bluff Camp

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A group poses by the lakeshore of Maple Bluff with tents in the background. A woman holds a bow and a bowling pin rests on a woman's knee.

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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