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Date: 1874 before
Description: Pinckney Street in Madison.
Description: Portrait of Matthew Anderson, #26 in a composite of Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Mrs. D.W. Osborn sits on a loveseat in a Victorian-era home. She sits in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on her lap.
Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...
Description: Portrait of R.L. Joiner from a composite of images of the Wisconsin Senate.
Description: An informal group is seated under an awning in the garden of the Fairchild house at 302 Monona Avenue (later renamed Martin Luther King Boulevard). Picture...
Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...
Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...
Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...
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"...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: F.A. Schmidt, professor of theology at the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, with his family on the grounds of the seminary, formerly the Soldiers' and Orphans'...
Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Group portrait of the Edward M. Fuller family and guests during a pause at a 'frolic' at the residence located east of the Yahara River. Part of the group...
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