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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department racing around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...

Photograph

Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.

Photograph

W.A. Oppel Grocery

Date: 1896 

Description: Grocers standing in front of the W.A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street. The five men are standing on the sidewalk among bine and crates displa...

Date: 1890 

Description: View in winter from Lake Mendota of skaters near shoreline of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory building...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view looking down Wisconsin Avenue as seen from the Wisconsin State Capitol grounds. On the right, the post office is visible.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Date: 1893-06-30 

Description: Exterior view of front of Hiram Smith Hall, a stone and timber, Queen Anne-style structure. It was the first dairy education building in the western hemisp...

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol up State Street to Bascom Hall. There is a fence around the capitol grounds, and pedestrians are walking on...

Photograph

Lakeside Station

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Lakeside station near "Water Cure." The Lakeside Water Cure, in today's Olin Park on the south side of Lake Monona, was completed in August 1855. Patient...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block East Gorham Street, and the surrounding estate.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

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