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Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

Date: 1873 

Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...

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John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

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...

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Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from across road of four-story dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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View of Madison

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of Frederick Moessner wearing a fireman's hat for Madison Engine Co. No. 2. He was one of the original members of Madison Fire Company No. 2,...

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Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1878 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol as it appeared after the completion of the dome in 1869. At that time only the dome and the upper stories can be seen above the...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...

Photograph

Samuel Hale

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Hale. He was born in Oneida County, New York on September 13, 1800. He came to Wisconsin in May 26, 1836, and resi...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1881 

Description: Lyman Copeland Draper, portrait.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.

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Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Mansions and churches are visible along the road, and Lake Mendota and Picnic...

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