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William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

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D. Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of D. Jones. He was born in Dutchess County, New York, on February 14, 1788. Jones came to what was then the Territory of Mi...

Date: 1860 

Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Portrait, head and shoulders of Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, scholar, and writer. As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin.

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Ephraim F. Ogden

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ephraim F. Ogden. He was born in Morris County, New Jersey, on January 12, 1782. He came to Wisconsin on July 17, 1827.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

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Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

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Stephen D. Butts

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...

Date: 1874 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers with a key to identify the men in the individual portraits. Features an image of the Wiscon...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman in his Madison law office, dictating a letter to secretary Jennie Nelson. Until 1894 Zimmerman was the law partner of Robert...

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Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

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E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.

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Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

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Daniel M. Parkison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Three men and two women in front yard, with frame house and two children standing on porch behind. The house has a stone foundation and small second story...

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