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Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Martha and Notley Henderson with their three children. Their son Allen is standing. The Hendersons were e...

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

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Patrick O'Rourke

Date: 1874 

Description: Portrait of Patrick O'Rourke (#1), which is part of a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers.

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

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...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

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: 1883 

Description: View from street of John Hess and Froderick Schmitz and a horse on the sidewalk in front of the entrance to 508 State Street, the Hess and Schmitz Livery B...

Photograph

N.M. Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of N.M. Juneau. He was born in Green Bay on November 14, 1821, and resided in Theresa, Dodge County.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.

Date: 1899 

Description: Profile of Reuben Gold Thwaites taken in his home. This portrait was used as the basis for a painting by John Johansen of Reuben Gold Thwaites that resides...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View across railroad tracks towards a group of glee, banjo and mandolin club members posing in front of a University of Wisconsin banner on the Chicago and...

Photograph

Henry Merrell

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

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