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Description: A Wisconsin State bank check in the amount of $12.00 written to Fredericka Lindenthald from Samuel Marshall.
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.
Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A grist mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill, called Farwell's Madison Mills was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell. The origina...
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...
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...
Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...
Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Slothower. He was born in Pennsylvania and came to Wisconsin in 1836. He resided in Stevens Point, and was 45 years...
Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor William Barstow.
Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James H. Earnest. He was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1818. On September 3, 1836, Earnest came to Shu...
Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.
Description: Among those attending a meeting at Neighborhood House, 768 West Washington Avenue, are R.W. Bardwell, left, and Chester Zmudzinski, director of the Madison...
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