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Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly Employees-Sergeant's Force.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...
Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...
Description: Alice Brown on the porch of 121 East Gilman Street. Taken with a Kodak #2 camera.
Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.
Date: 1890 after
Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...
Description: Assembly Chambers in the second State Capitol. Note the gas lamps.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Two stone cutters (probably Italian) working on decorative details over the east entrance during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wiscon...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: From left to right: Annie Hepworth Storer, Mary Porter Storer, Isabelle Corey Storer.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...
Description: View over section of Turvill Marsh towards trees. On the far right in the background are what may be railroad tracks.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Locomotive #280 at the Madison roundhouse. Identified railroad employees posed outdoors with the locomotive include: fire fig...
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