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Photograph

John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

Photograph

Darwin Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Photograph

Andrew Dunn

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Andrew Dunn. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin on June 26, 1833. Dunn resided in Portage City where, in 1843, he was...

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54.

Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait of the family of Dr. Joseph Hobbins of Madison: Sarah Badger Jackson Hobbins holding her daughter Alice Russell Hobbins (1853-1926), Sarah Ellen H...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.

Photograph

Sheldon Walling

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Sheldon Walling. He was born on December 15, 1795, in Old Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut. He moved to Wisconsin on...

Photograph

Jonathan Wheelock

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Wheelock. He was born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vermont, on July 11, 1790. Wheelock arrived in Green Bay on June...

Photograph

Jonathan Taylor

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Taylor. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 12, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on February 22, 1837.

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

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...

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Photograph

Dennis Murphy

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Photograph

James Morrison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Morrison. He was born in Randolph County, Illinois, on September 30, 1799, and came to Wisconsin on May 5, 1828. Morr...

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