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Photograph

Levi P. Drake

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Levi P. Drake. He was born in Herkimer County, New York on September 17, 1812, and emigrated to Wisconsin on May 25, 1826.

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1865 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View from Bascom Hill towards the west facade of the original Science Hall building (1876-1884) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus after the fir...

Date: 1856 

Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.

Photograph

Monona Academy

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the foreground stands the Monona Academy and in the background the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary, housed in the octagonal former Soldiers' and Orphans' ho...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a Decoration Day parade, near what appears to be Capitol Park. A small crowd gathers at the edge of the street to view a military band...

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Living room and downstairs bedroom of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown's house (built 1863), 116 East Gorham Street.

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona at Turville's Woods.

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of a large group of mostly men in touring clothes posed outdoors with bicycles.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Pinckney Street, looking north.

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richard B. Dudgeon...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1893 

Description: Interior view of the Supreme Court room in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, with Chief Justice William Penn Lyon seated in the center, and Justices J.B....

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

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