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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View looking southwest down the 600 block of Williamson Street to the East Madison Passenger Depot of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There are frame...
Description: View up dirt road towards a young man standing near the Turvill shop. The tree-lined road leads up a slope towards another building under trees.
Date: 1876-07-04 ca.
Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Archibald Campbell, which is part of a composite photograph of the 1878 Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.
Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State Officers of 1878. At the bottom of the image is a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...
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.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...
Description: Grocers stand in front of the W. A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...
Description: Portrait of Matthew Anderson, #26 in a composite of Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...
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