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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.

Photograph

Spooner Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This was the home of John C., Phil H., and Roger Spooner. There are severa...

Date: 1870 

Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Park Hotel on the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. The Park Hotel wagon and baggage wagon are in front of the hotel. People are in front of the building...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1873 

Description: Park Hotel, from the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. It includes the governor's signature it states the photo...

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1877 

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

Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.

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: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...

Photograph

Capital Brewery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...

Date: 1876 ca.

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

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richard B. Dudgeon...

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Elevated view from the Park Hotel looking east to the corner of Carroll and Main Streets in Madison. Soldiers are in formation as a part of the centennial...

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