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Pinckney Street

Date: 1874 before

Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Residence of General Simeon Mills.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A group of campers at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. They are equipped with German exercise equipment (exercise pins, "kegels"), a horn (l...

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

Photograph

Edgewood Villa Fire

Date: 1893 

Description: Group of people standing near two buildings which burned in 1893. In the center background is Edgewood Villa, a home purchased by Governor C.C. (Cadwallade...

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

Photograph

Mrs. Steensland

Date: 1899 

Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.

Photograph

Henry Merrell

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1876-08-29 

Description: The extended family of Aslak Olsen Lie posed before the home he built in 1849 with his brother Ole after immigrating in 1848. The house is a combination of...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Photograph

W.A. Oppel Grocery

Date: 1896 

Description: Grocers standing in front of the W.A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street. The five men are standing on the sidewalk among bine and crates displa...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

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