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Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior of west facade of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a tree-lined drive on the rig...

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Painting

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for the Wisconsin Senate as it appeared in the 1874 Legislative Manual, commonly called the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty Residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first Executive Mansion in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial Go...

Date: 1899-12-05 

Description: Group portrait of family and guests at A.E. Proudfit's silver wedding anniversary party, which took place at the Morris residence.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue with Lake Mendota in the background.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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