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Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.

Date: 1898 

Description: The circulation desk and study area in the Historical Society's library in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph taken by periodical librarian...

Date: 1879 

Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Professor Joseph Jastrow reading, and Rachel Jastrow playing guitar in a room on the top floor of Ladies' Hall (later Chadbourne Hall, razed 1957), in Madi...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A view of the Chi Psi chapter house at 602 North Frances Street, looking northwest at the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. In 1892, a lodge wa...

Photograph

The Eyerley Family

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...

Photograph

Simeon Mills House

Date: 1887-06-10 

Description: Simeon Mills poses with Darwin Clark in front of Mills' house at the corner of Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street.

Date: 1887-10-08 

Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...

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Jacobs Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dr. William Jacobs residence at 142 Gilman Street.

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Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

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Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1883-11 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

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Vilas House Hotel

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of Madison looking southeast across Lake Monona from the Capitol featuring the Vilas House hotel.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department racing around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

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