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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from Southeast shore of Lake Monona across a cornfield, perhaps on the farm of Thomas Williamson.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of an arch erected for the celebration of Admiral George Dewey's naval victory at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Throu...

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Photograph

Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

Photograph

Turville's Point

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Turville's Point and its shoreline on Lake Monona.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's tent and seven Captains" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Vie...

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Zimmerman sitting outside their house relaxing in the yard. Mr. Zimmerman reads "The State" paper, and Mrs. Zimmerman has flowers in her hand.

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Photograph

John Bannister

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Bannister. He was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts on July 10, 1810. Bannister moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin on...

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Photograph

W.A. Oppel Grocery

Date: 1896 

Description: Grocers standing in front of the W.A. Oppel Grocery located at 116 East Main Street. The five men are standing on the sidewalk among bine and crates displa...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the old Post Office.

Photograph

Mr. H. Schildhauer

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Mr. H. Schildhauer sits at the base of a large tree. He wears pinstripe pants with a jacket, a modest bow-tie and a cap.

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...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Photograph

Robert Aiken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Aiken. He was born in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, on December 25, 1816. Aiken came to Grant County, Wisconsin in...

Photograph

Reaping Scene

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...

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