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Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard around a table. The grandmother appears to have an embroidery hoop in her lap. In the background on the right is a grindstone. Fur...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The only known evidence of the north/south entrances to the original third Wisconsin State Capitol building. (The entrances were identical and cannot be di...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Elevated view of ornate carriage and animal cage with tents and people looking on at the annual Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1874 before

Description: Park Hotel.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view looking south from the post office at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue across one corner of the Capitol Square toward Grace Ep...

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention in formation as a part of the 1876 Centennial Celebrations.

Photograph

Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of veterans of the 36th Wisconsin Regiment posed on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capital in the late 1870s. Some of the men hold drums a...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Congregational Church on West Washington Avenue with a good view of the stained glass rose window, from the series "The Beauties of Ma...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group in front of the Centennial Fountain on Capitol Square. View of the capitol from Monona Avenue. The fountain is a replica of the Centennial Fountain...

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