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Date: 1899-04-24 

Description: Partial view of a boathouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is seen in the dis...

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...

Photograph

Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...

Photograph

Turville's Point

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Turville's Point and its shoreline on Lake Monona.

Photograph

Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Photograph

Mapleside Home

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Mapleside, the home built by Able Dunning in 1853 on what is now University Avenue. It was razed in 1970 to make way for a Burger King restaurant.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereoview from Spaight Street neighborhood looking toward Capitol and Bascom Hall.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Photograph

Forest and Rabbit

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton sits in a wicker rocking chair holding a rabbit. There is a plant on a small stand on the left.

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.

Date: 1868 before

Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.

Date: 1897 

Description: A view from the capitol looking west up State Street toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the Holy Redeemer Church, Holy Redeemer School, Red Gy...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A wintery view of Bascom Hill and surrounding neighborhoods.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus from the southwest.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention in formation as a part of the 1876 Centennial Celebrations.

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