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Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Date: 1872-02-22 before
Description: Menu of the banquet for the second reunion of the First Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. On the cover are ornamented initials and the type is imp...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...
Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
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