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Description: Exterior of back entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.
Description: Detail map including West Washington Avenue, West Main Street, West Wilson Street, and North and South Bedford Streets. Includes the Chicago, Milwaukee & S...
Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The graduating class of the University of Wisconsin, all of whom are unidentified. It is likely this photograph was taken by John S. Fuller.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...
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...
Description: View across open area with trees of the lower campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Science Hall is on the left, and four dwellings are along Lang...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....
Description: Science Hall from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a large smokestack on the left behind trees.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Description: A game room with chairs, a pool table, a rack for cue sticks, and a table with checker board and deck of cards is available for patients' recreation at the...
Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Christmas gathering at the home of George L. Storer.
Top row, left to right: Fannie and George Storer, Mary Johnson Storer, John Storer, Myra Storer ho...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.
Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.
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