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Date: 1865 ca.
Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.
Date: 1862 before
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man standing with a frilled-bodice, cloth hunting shirt with leather leggings. A wool plaid shawl is worn toga-style; an...
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
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...
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man posing on chair in front of a painted backdrop. He has a beard and is wearing a hat, jacket, and trousers.
Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...
Description: A page of autographs of the members of the 1861 Wisconsin Legislature.
Description: Plan of Camp Randall.
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...
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.
Date: 1869-10 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.
Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.
Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...
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