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Date: 1876 before

Description: Elevated view of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which is located on a hill near Lake Mendota. A winding drive leads up to the hous...

Drawing

Gates of Heaven

Date: 1885-08-25 

Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Benjamin Butts as part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worked as a washroom attendant.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, located at 323 East Main Street at the corner of South Hancock Street, existed from 1865 to 1925. Attached to the buildin...

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Drawing

The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.

Date: 1898 before

Description: "Confederate Rest" in Forest Hill Cemetery where Confederate prisoners of war who died at Camp Randall are buried. In this early photograph, there is a woo...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Photograph

Capital Brewery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1859 

Description: South Pinckney Street as photographed by Fuller from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof. In the center are several wooden structures dating from Madison's e...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as viewed from the back. People are sitting and walki...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear elevation of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison. The building is now Music Hall. Two statues are in a stained glass window alcove, and portraits line the second floor balc...

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...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

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