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Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...

Photograph

Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

Date: 1895 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad train at the old station, 640 West Washington Ave., with snowplow at the old depot. Engineer James F. Mills is i...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Photograph

Bright House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Bright house, later the J.C. Ford residence, at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Photograph

Keyes Residence

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Keyes residence, home of Elisha W. Keyes, political leader. According to Keyes' daughter, Mrs. John C. Gaveney, the framed pictures, etc.,...

Date: 1890 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders studio portrait of Harriet Bell Merrill.

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Charles Hammarquist, Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Fort Atkinson.

Date: 1874 before

Description: General Simeon Mills. He was born in Norfolk in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in 1810, and came to Wisconsin in the spring of 1836. Simeon Mills was the...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.

Date: 1898 

Description: The circulation desk and study area in the Historical Society's library in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph taken by periodical librarian...

Date: 1832 

Description: Hand-drawn map in two parts of the route of Governor J.D. Doty. Probably made by Doty in 1832 as a result of his travels with Alexander J. Center.

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A wintery view of Bascom Hill and surrounding neighborhoods.

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.

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