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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

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

Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Photograph

South Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison South Hall, north side.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: People in a field standing around a mower, with a farmstead and windmill in background, looking west. Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) purchased the farm...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Winter scene of two men standing on snowy street with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Looking east down Langdon Street from Science Hall. In the distance, the Wisconsin State Capitol building is visible.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...

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