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Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James H. Earnest. He was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1818. On September 3, 1836, Earnest came to Shu...
Description: Dining room of the home of Professor Joseph Jastrow, 237 Langdon Street.
Date: 1898-07-04 ca.
Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Rogan. He was born in County Down, Ireland on August 12th, 1801, and came to America in April of 1823. In 1836, Rogan...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
Description: Studio portrait of "Professor" William H. Noland in costume as leader of the Mock Parade, or "Horribles". He was a fiddler, chiropodist, public functionary...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of the only known view of the first floor Rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, a remarkable stereograph by Dane County photographer Andreas L...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: F.M. Brown and Annie S. Brown's summer cottage in Maple Bluff. The address would now be 655 Farwell Street. Annie S. Brown is sitting on the porch.
Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...
Description: The Cole-Burrows house at 406 North Pinckney Street, built by Judge Orsamis Cole. He lived in it for several years before selling it to George B. Burrows.
Description: Interior view of Cornelia Vilas Guild Hall in the Women's Club on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The stage is set with chairs in front of thre...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Lakeside station near "Water Cure." The Lakeside Water Cure, in today's Olin Park on the south side of Lake Monona, was completed in August 1855. Patient...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.
Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
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...
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