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Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...
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...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Cyanotype of an unidentified house in Madison.
Date: 1880 before
Description: Exterior view of the home in which Robert M. La Follette, Josephine La Follette, and their mother lived when they first came to Madison.
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...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George B. Delaplaine (1814-1895), of Madison, Wisconsin. Delaplaine arrived in Madison in 1838 after having worked in...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family poses in a yard around a table. The grandmother appears to have an embroidery hoop in her lap. In the background on the right is a grindstone. Fur...
Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.
Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.
Description: Interior of the lavishly decorated sitting room in Halle Steensland's house at 315 North Carroll Street.
Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...
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: View of the State Bank located at 7-9 South Pinckney Street, near the intersection of East Washington Avenue.
Description: A view from the capitol looking west up State Street toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the Holy Redeemer Church, Holy Redeemer School, Red Gy...
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