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Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's North Hall. The city of Madison and Lake Monona are visible in the background.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A view of Lake Monona from the Capitol building, looking down King Street.

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.


J.P. Dickson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J.P. Dickson. He was born in Danville, Caledonia county, Vermont. Dickson emigrated to Wisconsin on June 20th, 1836, and r...

Date: 1877 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Butts, which was part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worke...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the layout of Hooley's Opera House.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.


Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.


Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the distance, women stand in front of the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary. On the right is an octagonal outbuilding, possibly a carriage house. The seminary...

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...


Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1865 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.


Darwin Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...


Science Hall

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus from the southwest.


James H. Earnest

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James H. Earnest. He was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1818. On September 3, 1836, Earnest came to Shu...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: A student studies in his dorm room.

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