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Portrait Gallery

Date: 1903 

Description: Portrait gallery with paintings in the museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. On the floor is displayed a sculpture of a badger with the word...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...

Date: 1908 

Description: Colored map encompassing all of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background and Lake...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Lake Mendota boathouse, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built at the foot of North Carroll Street in 1893.

Date: 1900-03-27 

Description: Bulletin board at the State Historical Society building.

Date: 1906 

Description: Architect's design of the 4th Wisconsin State Capitol (the third built in Madison). "Perspective" by George B. Post and Sons.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...

Date: 1909-02-09 

Description: Menu handwritten by Old Settlers' Club of Madison president Napoleon B. Van Slyke for a banquet planned for February 26, which was postponed due to Van Sly...

Photograph

Fairchild Parlor

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The parlor of the Lucius Fairchild residence at 302 Monona Avenue in Madison, filled with artwork and furniture collected by the Fairchilds during their re...

Date: 1904 

Description: The floor plan of the second floor of the third Wisconsin Capitol as published in 1904 under the title "Program issued by the Capitol Improvement Commissio...

Date: 1900-03-27 

Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street towards the State Historical Society building, which is near completion. Written across the bottom (in reverse): "Mar. 27...

Date: 1904-02-27 

Description: Fire at the third Wisconsin State Capitol, showing the South Wing, and spectators gathered on the path. Some of the salvaged contents of the building are s...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Madison fire fighters with W.H. Rogers Company horse-drawn wagon in front of the old Central Fire Station, 10 South Webster Street.

Date: 1903 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Gymnasium decorated for the junior prom. Lights, fabric drapes, and foliage are strung along the ceiling and walls. Chairs, pla...

Photograph

Portrait of a Child

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American child (probably a girl) wearing a white dress. Text written on the back of the photog...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph view toward Lake Monona from the State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features the capitol square si...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees towards University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) and Lake Mendota. Dwelling rooftops are in the foreground. Par...

Date: 1904-02-26 before

Description: People view the third capitol building with a large fountain in front. The third Capitol was built between 1857 and 1869 and destroyed by fire on February...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The boathouse, Armory (later the Red Gym or Old Red), and Science Hall c...

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Chess Game

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, left, and Arthur Strelow, play chess with the board resting on their knees. Drapes hang in a doorway; there are also two round tables wit...

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