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Description: Certification from J.O. Barrett that the centennial photograph of Old Abe is truly him. The certification includes a signature from the governor.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking south. Lake Monona is to the left, and West Washington Avenue is on the right. The Dane County Courthouse on...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Mrs. H. and Edward Schildhauer rest on a large tree limb near lake Mendota. They are, presumably, resting from a bike ride along Mendota Drive.
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...
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Description: An interior view of Mrs. Hutchin's house. The Victorian-style interior consists of patterned wallpaper and area rugs, a fireplace, framed pictures and vari...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman
(Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: F.D. Eyerley sits with his wife and his daughter on the front stoop of their home on West Johnson Street. They are reading from a book. A small, wicker roc...
Description: Alice Brown in the Fred & Annie Brown house, 121 East Gilman Street.
Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake", "Third Lake" and "La...
Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...
Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...
Date: 1864 before
Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.
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