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Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1899 

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

Date: 1851 

Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.

Photograph

Kresge Corner

Date: 1879 

Description: The S.S. Kresge Company building at 25-27 East Main Street. Several businesses, including Rowley & Co., a general store, and S. Klauber dry goods, are in t...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Date: 1865 after

Description: Studio portrait of General Lucius Fairchild, General E.S. Bragg, and General John Gibbon, all of the Iron Brigade. All three men wear an unidentified ribbo...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for both Lake Mend...

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.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin during construction.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Photograph

Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Photograph

Grecian Poses

Date: 1899 

Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".

Date: 1885-05-30 

Description: The sailboat "Solid Comfort" in full sail, near the shoreline. There are four men standing on top of the cabin. Deckhands are at both ends of the boat. The...

Date: 1887 after

Description: Exterior view of house located at 309 North Mills Street, built in 1887 and remodeled in 1905 by architects Claude and Starck for J. William Conklin; it wa...

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Photograph

Botkin House

Date: 1894-05 ca.

Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior view of the so-called Pierce house, at 424 North Pinckney Street, on the corner of Gilman Street.

Date: 1887 

Description: View up Langdon Street of the new Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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