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Photograph

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Drawing

Gates of Heaven

Date: 1885-08-25 

Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View from unpaved Wisconsin Avenue looking east toward the third Wisconsin State Capitol sometime prior to the completion of the dome (1869). The portion o...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street. Family on lawn playing croquet with house in background. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It be...

Photograph

Jonathan Wheelock

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Wheelock. He was born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vermont, on July 11, 1790. Wheelock arrived in Green Bay on June...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: John S. Fuller took this image of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862....

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions, in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, showing details of...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin Argus Advertisement

Date: 1851 

Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1884-04-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...

Photograph

Cole-Burrows House

Date: 1878 

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.

Photograph

Forest and Dog

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...

Date: 1882 

Description: Portrait of Edward Colman, member of the Wisconsin Senate in 1882.

Date: 1896-08-27 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona at Turville's Woods.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view across open space with an oval track, looking towards Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus...

Date: 1894 

Description: Frederick King Conover residence at 309 North Pinckney Street "as seen from Judge (Harlo S.) Orton's corner," at the intersection of East Johnson Street....

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