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Date: 1891 before

Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Photograph

Lake Wood Cottage

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lake Wood Cottage.

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.

Photograph

Absalom Townsend

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Absalom Townsend.

Date: 1856 

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

Date: 1870 

Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

Date: 1898 

Description: A city view of Madison across the lake from the old Assembly Grounds.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Photograph

Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1896 

Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club posing at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896. Railroad employees and o...

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of various buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buildings include: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, Asse...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from pier of groups of people walking along a Lake Monona dock and on the walkway to the shore. On the right is an excursion boat with a United States...

Photograph

Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.

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