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Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.


Description: Letterhead of the American Exchange Bank, established in 1871 and originally named the German Bank and later, the German-American Bank, located on the Capi...

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...


Description: Letterhead of O.E. Fitch & Company, "Hatters and Gents' Furnishers", of Madison, Wisconsin, with a man's long-sleeved shirt with a banded collar, front pla...


Langdon Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Women's dormitory at University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, located at the corner of Langdon and Lake Streets.


Pierce House

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Pierce Residence at 424 North Pinckney Street. The house is sometimes referred to by the surnames of its other owners: McDonnell, Garnhardt...

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: The Kendall house at 104 East Gilman Street, built by J.E. Kendall in 1885.

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...

Date: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Hall, built in 1870, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Below the image is the caption "Female College of Wisconsin."


Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.


Description: Memohead of the German American Bank, with a front view of one of the triangular buildings (Suhr building) on the Capitol Square in Madison, Wisconsin. Peo...

Date:  ca.

Description: An advertisement for "The Times" from the 1892-1893 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Breese Stevens house at 401 North Carroll Street. Located in the Mansion Hill neighborhood, the house was built in 1863.

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