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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Photograph

Map of Verona

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of Verona Township from the Dane County Atlas.

Date: 1879-10-18 

Description: Depiction of Edison's Electric Generator in the weekly journal of practical information, art, science, chemistry and manufactures. It is an electrical gene...

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Photograph

Emma Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp poses for her portrait seated on a chair holding a kitten and a small pillow in her lap. Emma is wearing a short dress with lace trim, a hat, an...

Date: 1876 

Description: This map is ink on paper and shows the location of various types of schools. The map includes text about the school system and tables of statistics (1849-1...

Photograph

Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Map or Atlas

Map of Paoli

Date: 1873 

Description: Map of Paoli as seen in the Dane County Atlas.

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...

Photograph

Mamie Taylor

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a waist-up portrait of Mamie Taylor. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings. Hand-coloring on cheeks.

Date: 1878 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The main street of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

Date: 1874 

Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.

Date: 1873 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the township grid, railroads and proposed railroads, counties, cities, villages, and post offices. Population tabl...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

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