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Date: 1856 

Description: Portrait of the family of Dr. Joseph Hobbins of Madison: Sarah Badger Jackson Hobbins holding her daughter Alice Russell Hobbins (1853-1926), Sarah Ellen H...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Photograph

R.L. Joiner

Date: 1890 

Description: Portrait of R.L. Joiner from a composite of images of the Wisconsin Senate.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...

Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

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Lake Mendota Shore

Date: 1898 

Description: The Lake Mendota shore from the foot of Frances Street.

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Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.

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: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There...

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Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Park Street of Science Hall. University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of the Chemical Laboratory building is on the right, and Mus...

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1872 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of view from the Capitol looking southwest by south. In the foreground are the Capitol Park, the First Baptist Church on Carroll Street; and be...

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Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1862 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1856 

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

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Byron Kilbourn

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Byron Kilbourn.

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William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

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