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Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1876 after

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, mostly obscured by trees.

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John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

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Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.

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The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

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Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1895-12 

Description: A northeast view of Madison from University Pier.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Date: 1887-10-08 

Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...

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Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1870 

Description: Compsite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate with members identified with key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additio...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the Park Hotel on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1892 

Description: Clara Middleton holds her naked infant son Forest on her lap. There are many throw pillows around them, including one that features a "W" and the cheer "U!...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue with Lake Mendota in the background.

Date: 1876 ca.

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...

Date: 1856 

Description: May-June 1856 page from the Historical Society accession register, in which Corresponding Secretary Lyman Draper listed the books received that month.

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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...

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 

Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...

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