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Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map oriented with north to the upper left shows railroads, creeks, post offices, smaller lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa,...

Photograph

Bodenius House

Date: 1898 before

Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Built as the John E, Kendall house in 1855. It was the George and Mary Storer house, 104 East Gilman Street, when this photo was taken.

Date: 1874 before

Description: Waist-up portrait of the Honorable John Catlin.

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

Date: 1898 

Description: The north library reading room, which was reserved for women, in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This room, which w...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Photograph

Beriah Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Beriah Brown. He was born in Canandaigua, New York, on February 21, 1815. Brown came to the territory of Wisconsin in Jul...

Date: 1872 ca.

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

Photograph

Linden Drive

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Extension Building can be seen in the far left distance.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...

Photograph

Gilbert Roe

Date: 1898 

Description: Gilbert Roe, Madison attorney and partner in the firm La Follette, Harper, Roe, seated in his office in the second floor of the Fairchild Block at 29 East...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

Photograph

Old Post Office

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereoview of the old Post Office that was located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Martha and Notley Henderson with their three children. Their son Allen is standing. The Hendersons were e...

Photograph

Alfred L. Castleman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Alfred L. Castleman. He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky on December 17, 1808, and came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome, from the series "The Beauties of Madison and Surroundings."

Photograph

Octagonal House

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

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