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Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of three men standing together on the board sidewalk outside Kreuz and Curtis Shoes, 21 S. Pinckney Street. The men are wearing suits, ties and hats,...

Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date: 1886 

Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Photograph

Statue of Menard

Date: 1888 after

Description: Close-up of a statue honoring Colonel Pierre Menard who also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and fur traded with Native Americans. Dedicated...

Postcard

Weeds Mill

Date: 1885 

Description: Photographic postcard of Weeds Mill. View of the mill with smokestacks and logs piled on the pond shoreline waiting for processing. A steam locomotive is v...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Photograph

Log Loading

Date: 1886 

Description: Men loading logs at D.J. Arpin's Crooked Reef camp.

Date: 1888 

Description: McCormick family group photo at Island Lake Camp in Northwestern Wisconsin, owned by Dr. William C. Gray (editor of "The Interior") and the McCormicks. Sta...

Photograph

Flood Damage

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of flood damage, showing wrecked buildings along the Wisconsin River waterfront.

Date: 1880 

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...

Date: 1889-10 

Description: South side of Ink Stand and Sugar Bowl. Hattie and John Bennett in the boat; Nellie Bennett seated beneath the tree.

Photograph

Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of five men on a raft working a Spanish windlass.

Photograph

Empire Brewery

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: View across State Street towards two buildings, with, on the left, the Hess & Schmitz Livery Boarding and Sale Stable, and on the right the Empire Brewery....

Date: 1883-11 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.

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