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Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: Crowd at the Camp Randall fairgrounds watching a horse race, part of that year's Wisconsin State Fair. Carriages and people are near buildings with the tra...

Photograph

Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 before

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai (May Celebrations), possibly at Winnequah. Norwegian ladies are playing croquet and there is a Norwegian Flag on the side. Wome...

Map or Atlas

Map of Menomonie

Date: 1875 

Description: This plat map shows local streets, buildings, numbered blocks and lots, part of the Red Cedar River, and land ownership by name. Also included is a busine...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1876 

Description: Bird's-eye view of La Crosse.

Date: 1876 after

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, mostly obscured by trees.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Date: 1876-07-08 

Description: Political cartoon for presidential campaign. The cartoon depicts the artist rejoicing over the nomination of Hayes and the declaration of republican princi...

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map includes business directories, a statistical table, as well as illustrations of public, residential, and commercial properties. Commu...

Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for both Lake Mend...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A split-rail fence borders a prosperous farm. The low building in the center is the kind of cattle shed settlers built as their first buildings. Circular h...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.

Map or Atlas

Portland Map

Date: 1877 

Description: Map of Portland in Monroe County.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family in yard around table with coffee cups and plants. The frame house in the background has a sewing machine on the porch, wood trim at top of front and...

Photograph

Jeremiah Curtin

Date: 1871 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jeremiah Curtin with a full beard.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels. Original negative c109. Compare with D31...

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