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Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...


Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from across road of Chadbourne Hall, a women's dormitory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1876-07-04 ca.

Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Christiana Township, Wis. Section 18. A group of twenty-one people in front of large brick house that has shutters, porch on at least two sides, trim aroun...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd.) with a sign reading "Brook Trout 3 and 4 years old." Funds fo...

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1879 

Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a railroad crew on and around a hand car. A man and a young boy stand on the left near a track switch. In the background is a variety sto...


Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.


Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.


Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

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