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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.
Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. Building at the corner is the Fox Block built in 1856, renamed Y...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Looking south from the capitol dome, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevar...
Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, as seen from Capitol Square.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: A view from the 300 Block of State Street, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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...
Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.
Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's North Hall. The city of Madison and Lake Monona are visible in the background.
Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.
Description: Interior of the Keyes residence, home of Elisha W. Keyes, political leader. According to Keyes' daughter, Mrs. John C. Gaveney, the framed pictures, etc.,...
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