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Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Image of the Wisconsin State Capitol mounted on a decorative card by the photographer J.F. Bodtker. The text on the back of the card reads: From J.F. Bodt...
Description: Right side of a plat map of the "East Part of the City of Madison".
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Crocks and bottles of various sizes line shelves, while beakers and mortars and pestles rest on counter tops in the brick-floored pharmaceutical lab at the...
Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...
Date: 1876-02-14 before
Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family poses in a yard around a table. The grandmother appears to have an embroidery hoop in her lap. In the background on the right is a grindstone. Fur...
Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...
Description: Exterior view of the Hausmann Brewing Company's Malt House, 1603 Sherman Avenue.
Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.
Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
Description: Compsite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate with members identified with key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additio...
Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.
Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...
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