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Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

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 

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: 1881 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the interior of the Presbyterian church decorated for the funeral of Mrs. George Smith.

Date: 1886 

Description: A procession of the Monona Lake Assembly led by children carrying flowers. The Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion is partially visible on the left.

Date: 1877-07-04 ca.

Description: "From Sullivan's Block, outside Park Hotel, soldiers in a square," one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catal...

Date: 1894 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Western Canoe Association members lounging in front of their tent camp. They are all wearing caps or hats. Near the center of the...

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: Fred Thwaites, Harry Turville, and Helen Turville celebrate the Fourth of July with American flags outdoors. There is a barn in the background.

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: 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: 1856 

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

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

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: 1876 ca.

Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...

Date: 1898 

Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Photograph

Christmas Gathering

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Christmas gathering at the home of George L. Storer. Top row, left to right: Fannie and George Storer, Mary Johnson Storer, John Storer, Myra Storer ho...

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

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