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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Onon Bjorn Dahle and family stand before their substantial two-story bracket style stone house. It has a hipped roof, shutters and a picket fence. Onon Bjo...

Photograph

Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

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.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Harmon J. Hill and family, all dressed formally, posing in front of their home. This sandstone house was built in 1857 and later became part of the Univers...

Photograph

McFarland House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The McFarland home, built about 1857 by William McFarland.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Washburn Observatory in the winter with snow.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Science Hall from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a large smokestack on the left behind trees.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877)at West Wilson St...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior view of the pharmaceutical laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1896-06 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Town of Windsor Plat

Date: 1861 

Description: Dane County plat map of the town of Windsor.

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.

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...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: A woman dressed in Indian headwrap with feather, wrapped in a blanket, for a performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

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