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Date: 1899 

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Date: 1886 

Description: A procession of the Monona Lake Assembly led by children carrying flowers. The Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion is partially visible on the left.

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...

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.

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Photograph

Hugh McFarland

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a Decoration Day parade, near what appears to be Capitol Park. A small crowd gathers at the edge of the street to view a military band...

Photograph

University Heights

Date: 1898 

Description: University Heights from the Chemistry Building on University Avenue. View includes the University of Wisconsin-Madison football field, on the former site o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a room in Ole Bull's Madison residence, where he lived after marrying Sara Chapman Thorp in 1870. The room is furnished with chairs, a table...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, (1862-1893) in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1889-08-02 

Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...

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: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Photograph

J. Gillet Knapp

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of J. Gillet Knapp. He was born in New Lebanon, New York, on September 22, 1805. He came to Green Bay, Wisconsin, on November...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Colonel A.A. Bird

Date: 1874 before

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Colonel A.A. Bird.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view across Langdon Street of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building under construction in winter with snow on the ground. A group of men...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: House of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

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