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Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

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...

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....

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Walter B. Gage. He was born on September 24, 1815, in Otsego County, New York. Gage came to Michigan in 1824, and to Wisc...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...

Photograph

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: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.

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...

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...

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

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: 1874 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers with a key to identify the men in the individual portraits. Features an image of the Wiscon...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

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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