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Photograph

Men with Plow

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison.

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha House from across the lake. There is a man in a row boat on the water.

Map or Atlas

Verona Directory

Date: 1899 

Description: A post office directory of Verona, Wisconsin.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of Dane County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 19th century shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages bot...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Date: 1835 

Description: These maps of the towns of Westport, Madison, and Blooming Grove, Dane County, Wisconsin, show sections, roads, trails, lakes and streams, and wetlands fro...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Photograph

Observatory Hill

Date: 1898 

Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

Date: 1880 after

Description: The ornate interior of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877). Built by Lucius' father Jairus Fairchild i...

Photograph

Men on Chimneys

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A unusual scene on an unidentified farmstead probably located near Pleasant Springs, Wisconsin. A family is posed in the yard of a frame house, as is usual...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

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....

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.

Date: 1874 

Description: Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) had much to be proud of in 1874: an imposing brick house, modern harvesting equipment and a growing family. When Dahl publ...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

Photograph

Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

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