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Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona at Turville's Woods.

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

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: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1896 

Description: Officials and staff of Madison City Gas, Light & Coke Company (currently MG & E) at its Main Street office. From left to right are Henry L. Doherty (MG&E f...


D. Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of D. Jones. He was born in Dutchess County, New York, on February 14, 1788. Jones came to what was then the Territory of Mi...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: East entrance of State Historical Society of Wisconsin showing the decorative details of the building. This detail shows the four lion's heads and columns.

Date: 1898 

Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.


Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Camp Randall, with the old stadium in the foreground and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Detail of the photograph of the Third Capitol showing the North Wing addition completed in 1883. Designed by D.R. Jones, the North and South additions were...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

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