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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

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Park Hotel

Date: 1874 before

Description: The Park Hotel.

Date: 1873 after

Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...

Date: 1874 

Description: View of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1857 

Description: Draft newspaper editorial, "Our Railroad Prospects", written by former governor Leonard J. Farwell.

Date: 1889 

Description: Original Chicago & North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, with a few men gathered out front. Torn down in...

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: Charles N. Brown residence, southeast corner of the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. On the left is 263 Langdon Street. Both structures were de...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

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Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

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.

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...

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Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

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Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 

Description: Photograph of a painting of the exterior of the Eben Peck cabin by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. The location of this original painting is unknown.

Date: 1886 

Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...

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Grounded Steamboat

Date: 1884 

Description: View towards shoreline of a steamboat grounded near a wooden dock. An upside-down canoe or rowboat is propped on the dock. The far shoreline is in the back...

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: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

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Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.

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