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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Clinton, now Rockdale. Three men are in the middle distance, looking east across Koshonong Creek towards a mill dam, bridge and...

Photograph

Ebenezer Childs

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Childs. He was born in the town of Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 3, 1798. Childs arrived in Gr...

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...

Photograph

Moses M. Strong

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses M. Strong. He was born in Vermon on May 20, 1810, and came to Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in June of 1836. Strong was...

Photograph

Henry L. Baird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry L. Baird. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin in July of 1824. Baird resided in Green Bay and was 45-years...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Syttende Mai

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.

Photograph

Simeon Mills House

Date: 1887-06-10 

Description: Simeon Mills poses with Darwin Clark in front of Mills' house at the corner of Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street.

Photograph

Tonyawatha House

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A group of men pose in the yard of the Tonyawatha House, later the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel with paddles and carpentry tools. The hotel is a frame bracket s...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the J. Green & Co. store, a frame building with a false front and a third story fan window. Men with farm implements stand nearby with hor...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man standing with a frilled-bodice, cloth hunting shirt with leather leggings. A wool plaid shawl is worn toga-style; an...

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory. Hill, trees and fields are in the background. A man is standing near a small obs...

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...

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