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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of David Walter Jones. He was born on March 26, 1815, and came to Wisconsin from Fayette County, Pennsylvania in July of 1836...
Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.
Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...
Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison. The building is now Music Hall. Two statues are in a stained glass window alcove, and portraits line the second floor balc...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Winter scene of two men standing on snowy street with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.
Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.
Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.
Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, during construction. Details of interior, including ceiling and arches.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...
Description: The First Baptist Church, pictured in the lower center area of the photograph, organized in 1847 and erected in 1854. St. Raphael's Cathedral in the backg...
Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
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