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Date: 1889 

Description: Souvenir Booklet for the opening night of August 19. Interior view showing part of the stage, floor seating, stairs, and the three levels of balcony seati...

Date: 1878 

Description: This 1878 map of Wood County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, landownership, roads, railr...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor portrait of George McConnell. He is sitting in a chair looking to the left. A building with a vine growing up along a window is in the background.

Print

"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Photograph

Peck Cabin

Date: 1877 

Description: A drawing of the Peck Cabin, after the painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. Caption at bottom reads: "First House in Madison. 1837."

Photograph

David Walter Jones

Date: 1856 

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...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Sih-Chida and Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Indians.

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior of a student's room at Downer (women's) College. Two banjos rest on the chaise in front of the window.

Date: 1896-05-12 

Description: The Charles N. Brown residence, 271 Langdon Street, erected in 1886 and demolished in 1929. Brown was an attorney who served as court commissioner, and wa...

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the months of February and March, 1893. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on the top of a globe. She holds a wreath, and rests her...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Culp's Hill at the site of the Gettysburg Battlefield. A man in a light-colored coat (may be Mathew Brady) is sitting on a boulder in the ce...

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Photograph

Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

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