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Photograph

Doty House

Date: 1898 

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Photograph

George O. Tiffany

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Date: 1899-11-14 before

Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A snow-covered stone fence lines the perimeter of the Walker Castle grounds. Walker Castle itself is visible in the background of the photograph. Located o...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of Madison featuring Lake Mendota.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

Photograph

Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...

Date: 1860 

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: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of University Drive as it parallels Lake Mendota.

Date: 1884-04-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...

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: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of veterans of the 36th Wisconsin Regiment posed on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capital in the late 1870s. Some of the men hold drums a...

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