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"The West" Statue

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The West" statue at the first floor southwest entrance the Wisconsin State Capitol. Vinnie Ream Hoxie modeled this statue in 1866-1868. It was carved in R...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of a Victorian-style room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Various paintings are on display in the room, some on easels, ot...

Date: 2001 

Description: The annual Christmas tree in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. A live tree is cut each year to decorate the Capitol for the Christmas season.

Date: 1988 before

Description: Assembly Chamber, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration in 1988. Above the skylight can be seen long fluorescent light fixtures which are no l...

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Machine Shop

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A group of eight men pose in the back of a room against a row of windows in a machine shop. There are overhead belts that power a row of grind stones; meta...

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Description: Political "masterminds" at work during the Zeidler campaign in rented offices.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two rows of columns, carved of Frenche breche marble, provide a stately passage between the Assembly Chamber and the Assembly Loggia, along the exterior wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor's Conference Room, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration returned it to the original mahogany.

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

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Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of 1946 cast list preserved on a backstage wall of the Stoughton Opera House.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of gilded pillars and plasterwork above a proscenium box in the Al. Ringling Theatre.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior of the cottage with a rocking chair, a woodstove, a painting on the wall, and a spinning wheel on the left. The floor is wooden, and the wallpape...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, of "The Trial of Chief Oshkosh by Judge Doty", one of four mural paintings by Albert Herter on the south wall of...

Date: 2008 

Description: Food not gas is now the fuel of choice at Monty's Blue Plate Diner in Madison. This former station once again serves as the lively neighborhood meeting pla...

Date: 1983-11 

Description: "Resources of Wisconsin", a painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. The painting is in the inner dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, and is painted in a seg...

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Detail of Woodwork

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail in the Capitol Assembly parlor with circassian walnut panelling, in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of theater seating in Stoughton Opera House with top hat racks.

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Pierce House

Date: 1951 

Description: Interior view of the Pierce home at 424 North Pinckney Street. The house was built about 1857.

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