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Date: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Winter view of the Wisconsin State Hospital For The Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1869 ca.

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

Photograph

J.P. Dickson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J.P. Dickson. He was born in Danville, Caledonia county, Vermont. Dickson emigrated to Wisconsin on June 20th, 1836, and r...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1873 

Description: Park Hotel, from the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The City of Madison, Federal Post Office, at the corner of Wisconsin and Mifflin Streets. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 1869. The building was demoli...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: The family of Eliab Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and young daughter. In the background is a w...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Elevated view from hill of Picnic Point, located on the south shore of Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1878 

Description: The dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, which was constructed entirely of iron and glass, as it appeared in 1878. The dome was painted white which s...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Photograph

Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

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