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Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the back side of a railroad station and outbuilding that face the creek. A hotel, garage, and homes are visible around the structure.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, post offices, cemeteri...

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Bronze statue honoring the banker and philanthropist Stephen Girard that stands next to the City Hall. A small portion of its facade forms the background...

Photograph

Hillside Cemetery

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the gate and gatehouse at Hillside cemetery.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the downtown commercial strip, with a several people walking on the sidewalk past storefronts. Automobiles are parked along either side of the s...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix County Court House with six people standing in front of it.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1864 

Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds. Plate 02

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A snow-covered stone fence lines the perimeter of the Walker Castle grounds. Walker Castle itself is visible in the background of the photograph. Located o...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Photograph

Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

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