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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1896-09-24 

Description: Interior view of the William A.P. Morris residence parlor. A young woman is sitting at a piano on the far wall, looking over her shoulder to her right. Fra...


Capitol Square

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Capitol Square from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south. The view includes the Park Hotel, The Baptist Church and St. Raphae...


Jacobs Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dr. William Jacobs residence at 142 Gilman Street.


Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.


Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Montrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

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: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...


Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1862 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Four Schildhauers: H., Annie, Rudolph and Edward, sit in a parlor and look at a photo album.

Date: 1893 

Description: Pharmacy supplies are displayed in shelves in an office at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane, lit by gas lamps hanging above the desk. (Mendota M...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin Argus Advertisement

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.


Daniel M. Parkison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...


Picnic Point

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1896-06 ca.

Description: View looking towards the Wisconsin State Capitol and downtown Madison from across Lake Monona.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across street towards the F.A. Averbeck Company, a jewelry and clock shop, and Cronin's Restaurant, on the corner of Main and South Pinckney Streets....

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