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Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

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Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

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Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

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Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date: 1899 

Description: These two maps of Madison and the Four Lakes region show the site of the Teachers Country Club on Lake Monona, the lakes and the Catfish or Yahara River, f...

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1886 

Description: Exterior of back entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Gregory Residence

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Gregory Residence, 145 West Gilman Street, home of Jared Comstock Gregory, his wife Charlotte Camp Gregory, and their children, Stephen Strong Gregory...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison.

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Monona Avenue

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Vilas House hotel, East Main Street at Monona Avenue.

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.

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Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1875-06 

Description: The University of Wisconsin Class of 1876 photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall). Prominent members of the class included Richa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1879 

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...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Small sidewheel steam launches on Lake Monona.

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Madison Roundhouse

Date: 1896 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Locomotive #280 at the Madison roundhouse. Identified railroad employees posed outdoors with the locomotive include: fire fig...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

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