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Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.

Date: 1899 

Description: A class of male and female students work in a biology laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Two women stand in the middle of the large, open r...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Baptist Church, pictured in the lower center area of the photograph, organized in 1847 and erected in 1854. St. Raphael's Cathedral in the backg...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1876-07-04 ca.

Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view toward the Capitol Square from Pinckney and Gorham Streets.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

Photograph

Church Parsonage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Congregational Church parsonage, 138 Langdon Street, built in 1891 and demolished about 1965 to make room for an addition to the sorority house n...

Date: 1898 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...

Photograph

Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1857 

Description: Membership certificate of the Athenaen Society of the University of Wisconsin presented to Charles Fairchild in 1857. The society was a student literary an...

Photograph

Kingsley House

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kingsley house with family in front. It has tall and narrow double-hung windows that are grouped in twos and etched. Carpenter's lace...

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

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