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Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...


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: 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...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Gilbert Roe

Date: 1898 

Description: Gilbert Roe, Madison attorney and partner in the firm La Follette, Harper, Roe, seated in his office in the second floor of the Fairchild Block at 29 East...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. Store, a frame building with a false front, a third-story fan window and two full windows. Men stand nearby with farm i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cabinet card with full-length formal studio portrait of young Beulah Irene Miller (1888-1858). She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Her dre...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...


Seymour Wilcox

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Seymour Wilcox. He was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York, on November 22, 1805. Wilcox came to Wisconsin in Jul...

Date: 1899-12-05 

Description: Group portrait of family and guests at A.E. Proudfit's silver wedding anniversary party, which took place at the Morris residence.


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.


Isham & Hale Store

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of the Isham & Hale Store, with bolts of cloth displayed outside.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Date: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...


Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

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