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Date: 1894 

Description: Seven members of the canoe association are posed around an eighth member, who is lying face down on a padded cot, covered with ferns. Ferns have been strat...

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map oriented with north to the upper left shows railroads, creeks, post offices, smaller lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa,...

Date: 1865-04 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Bodtker often photographed Old Abe and on this occasion attempte...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Ina Judge wearing her wedding dress while standing in front of a painted backdrop or in a church. Ina Judge married Stanley Hanks o...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1876-07-04 

Description: Stereograph of view of procession, military company and citizens at Great Centennial Day at the Capitol Square. Scene at Main and Carroll Streets showing t...

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Date: 1891-11-05 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: Wedding party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit on their fifteenth anniversary.

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "General view in the camp" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...

Date: 1870-05-17 ca.

Description: A large group, mainly men, are gathered behind the "Lake City Cornet Band" who are in uniform near a lake shore, possibly Lake Monona. The card was marked...

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