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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: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. D.W. Osborn sits on a loveseat in a Victorian-era home. She sits in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on her lap.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

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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: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Photograph

Henry Roblin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two panels from a 10-page advertising brochure for Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co., Ltd., featuring illustrations of the Bonanza Riding Cultivator, and the Bonan...

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City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1855-11-26 

Description: Guests attend a dinner and dance sponsored by the auxiliary of the Dane County Dental Society. Seated at the table are Dr. Harris and Ruth Keel. Stopping t...

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Assembly Chamber

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.

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Fourth Ward

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: 1. ? Rarnsdall 2. Florence Ketchem 3. Hattie Stephenson 4. ? Carver 5. Addie McConnell 6. Delia Lawerence 7. Madeline Slightam 8. Annie Kingston 9. Maud Va...

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Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.

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