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Date: 1894 ca.
Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.
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...
Description: James Whalen, boss canvasman with the Ringling Brothers circus, at work in a van.
Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.
Description: Three-quarter view of the Thwaites cottage on Lakeside. On the left a young woman is sitting in a hammock on the porch behind a fence. In the yard in the f...
Description: Wedding party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit on their fifteenth anniversary.
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...
Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...
Date: 1876 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.
Description: Group portrait of family and guests at A.E. Proudfit's silver wedding anniversary party, which took place at the Morris residence.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John T. Kingston. He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois, on January 31, 1819. Kingston settled in Racine on December...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.
Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...
Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes.
Seated on floor, left to...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: First and second grade children with their teacher, Miss Drinker, who was temporarily taking charge of Miss Ella Larkin's school. Taken in the front entran...
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: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...
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