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Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

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...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Photograph

Men with Plow

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated exterior view of T.G. Mandt Wagons & Carriages. Several of the men are standing near or leaning on one of the many carriages displayed ar...

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...

Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

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