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Date: 1894-05 ca.
Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.
Description: The circulation desk and study area in the Historical Society's library in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph taken by periodical librarian...
Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Hölzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Professor Joseph Jastrow reading, and Rachel Jastrow playing guitar in a room on the top floor of Ladies' Hall (later Chadbourne Hall, razed 1957), in Madi...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: A view of the Chi Psi chapter house at 602 North Frances Street, looking northwest at the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. In 1892, a lodge wa...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...
Description: Simeon Mills poses with Darwin Clark in front of Mills' house at the corner of Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street.
Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Dr. William Jacobs residence at 142 Gilman Street.
Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...
Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...
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