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Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1856 

Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.

Photograph

John Catlin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Catlin. He was born in Orwell, Vermont in 1803, and settled at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in May of 1836. Catlin moved...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Photograph

Daniel M. Parkison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Photograph

Alfred L. Castleman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Alfred L. Castleman. He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky on December 17, 1808, and came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: A woman dressed in Indian headwrap with feather, wrapped in a blanket, for a performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Photograph

John Slothower

Date: 1856 

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...

Photograph

Stephen D. Butts

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Photograph

Josiah A. Noonan

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Josiah A. Noonan. He was born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. Noonan came to Wisconsin in November of 1836. H...

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...

Photograph

Julias Wooster

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Julias Wooster of Racine.

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