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Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of local merchant Thaddeus Dean's residence, located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Gorham Street.

Photograph

Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Photograph

Briggs Residence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Briggs residence, also known as the Kendall house.

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Photograph

Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Date: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1861 

Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

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...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1862 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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