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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family stands on the porch of the Onon Bjorn Dahle Store. The store has a second floor balcony across the front and a fence to the side. Lightning rods...

Photograph

Tollef Olsen Family

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Tollef Olsen family posed around a table in the yard with the family dog. A framed print of a long-haired retriever is placed prominently on a chair to...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland, his wife Sophia, their five children and a large crowd are posed around and on the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard,...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Photograph

Hutson House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Hutson House, with people standing on its balcony and porch.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Parman's Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage Shop. A large group of men, including workers in leather aprons, stand with carriages and wagon wheels outside...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Wedding party at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages can be seen in the background.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An unidentified family thought to be Yankees pose at a board fence in front of an upright and wing frame house. The group includes two women with poses id...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He stands erect, though walking with the aid...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Photograph

Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. H. Schildhauer and Louis and Henry Harder stand near a large tree and rest from a bike ride on Mendota Drive.

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