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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...

Date: 1893 after

Description: "Forward," the statue created by Jean Pond Miner of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Women's Memorial at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The statue is seen o...

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

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view across open space with an oval track, looking towards Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus...

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Photograph

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

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...

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: 1875 ca.

Description: The City of Madison, Federal Post Office, at the corner of Wisconsin and Mifflin Streets. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 1869. The building was demoli...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of various buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buildings include: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, Asse...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of several senators. The Senate was less crowded than the Assembly because of its small numbers, allowing a better glimpse of the floral carpet and...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Park Hotel on the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. The Park Hotel wagon and baggage wagon are in front of the hotel. People are in front of the building...

Date: 1887 

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Camp Randall, with the old stadium in the foreground and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

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