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Photograph

James H. Earnest

Date: 1856 

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...

Photograph

Jastrow Home

Date: 1892 

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.

Photograph

James Rogan

Date: 1856 

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...

Photograph

View of Madison

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...

Poster

Fire Company

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...

Photograph

William H. Noland

Date: 1876-07-04 

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.

Date: 1866 

Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

The Park Hotel

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...

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.

Date: 1898-02 

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...

Photograph

Lakeside Station

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...

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

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.

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: 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: 1857 ca.

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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