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Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1853 ca.

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

Photograph

Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1885 

Description: Exterior view of Fauerbach's Brewery at 651-53 Williamson Street.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall, Music Hall, and Science Hall are visible. Bascom Hill and a ce...

Date: 1876 

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

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...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in yard with carriage with large stone house behind that has shutters closed. The house was built in 1845. Harmon J. Hill was the first supervisor o...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1897 

Description: View through trees and lawn towards the northwest across Park Street of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Photograph

Madison Roundhouse

Date: 1896 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Locomotive #280 at the Madison roundhouse. Identified railroad employees posed outdoors with the locomotive include: fire fig...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter view with snow looking down Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, on th...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: The family of Eliab Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and young daughter. In the background is a w...

Date: 1898-10 

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

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Looking east down Langdon Street from Science Hall. In the distance, the Wisconsin State Capitol building is visible.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The City of Madison, Federal Post Office, at the corner of Wisconsin and Mifflin Streets. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 1869. The building was demoli...

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