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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of veterans of the 36th Wisconsin Regiment posed on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capital in the late 1870s. Some of the men hold drums a...

Date: 1888-09 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and their families, posing on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps during a reu...

Date: 1897-09-25 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Turvill brothers. All three men have beards. They are posing sitting on the ground in front of the family home. The man on th...

Photograph

Bodenius House

Date: 1898 before

Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....

Photograph

J.P. Dickson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J.P. Dickson. He was born in Danville, Caledonia county, Vermont. Dickson emigrated to Wisconsin on June 20th, 1836, and r...

Date: 1897 

Description: Original title reads, "Bathers assemble [swimmers in Lake Monona]." Women and men, wearing suits, hats, and long dresses, are standing near the lake shorel...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...

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Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Photograph

J. Gillet Knapp

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J. Gillet Knapp. He was born in New Lebanon, New York, on September 22, 1805. He came to Green Bay, Wisconsin, on November...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Date: 1870-05-17 ca.

Description: A large group, mainly men, are gathered behind the "Lake City Cornet Band" who are in uniform near a lake shore, possibly Lake Monona. The card was marked...

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Children with Dogs

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two children pose on a lawn seated on a buggy; one child holds a kitten, and another kitten sits in the wagon near the other child. Two dogs sit on the gro...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...

Date: 1899 

Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

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Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

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Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

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Moses Whiteside

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses Whiteside. He was born in Madison County, Illinois, on September 14, 1804, and came to Lafayette County, Wisconsin,...

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