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Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Photograph

Open Casket

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the primitive Albion Prairie Methodist church looking down the aisle between the pews towards the pulpit and a small organ. A prominent stove pipe...

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: 1876-07-04 

Description: Stereograph of view of procession, military company and citizens at Great Centennial Day at the Capitol Square. Scene at Main and Carroll Streets showing t...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of St. Peter's Catholic Church, built 1861 and adjacent priest's house.

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dane County Asylum for the Criminally Insane. In 1880 it became a part of the county hospital system, which was set up to provide longer term care to peopl...

Photograph

Kresge Corner

Date: 1879 

Description: The S.S. Kresge Company building at 25-27 East Main Street. Several businesses, including Rowley & Co., a general store, and S. Klauber dry goods, are in t...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View from across the railroad track. The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad car #4770 is in the foreground. The Freeman House, Carlisle House and Empire Stove...

Date: 1898 

Description: Stairway at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. A bench is in the center under the light of a skylight.

Photograph

Family with Girls

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Outdoor family portrait with most of the girls dressed in the same fabric with vertical stripes. They are posed before a brick house.

Photograph

Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Photograph

A.S. Bennett

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of A.S. Bennett. He was born in Vermont on March 23, 1818, and came to Wisconsin on May 4, 1834.

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

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