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Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: East entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on Bascom Hill in front of the ent...

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.


House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Symbol submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration by The National Progressives of America. Description is insignia says: "The represent...


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the third floor of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1939 

Description: The proposed Mendota Lake Front Development Plan, William Kaeser, architect.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

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