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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill describing a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company challenge to the winner of a field trial to face the McCormick Twine Binder. Hubbard, Partridge...

Date: 1887 

Description: The Utly Residence, on the north-east corner of Wisconsin and 8th Streets. Built by E. R. Cooley.

Date: 1886 

Description: Instructions for attaching steel bundle carrier to McCormick steel harvester. Features an illustration of the carrier attached to a harvester. The harves...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, post offices, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The sections are in pink, green, blue, and yellow. Counties, towns, and lakes...

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Photograph

Sixth Ward School

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sixth Ward School.

Photograph

La Follette Home

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: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1881 

Description: Stereographic view of a street in the “Five Points” slum district.

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of J.N. Hegeman & Company Drugstore. Pictured from right are proprietor J.N. Hegeman (with cane), Joseph B. Glenny, and three associates. The...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This map covers parts of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota and advertised 1,000,000 acres of land available. Communities, roads, and railroad lines are lab...

Photograph

Assembly Chamber

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.

Date: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix County Court House with six people standing in front of it.

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