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Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Date: 1893 

Description: Sinks, tubs, and cylindrical washing machines on pulleys make up the laundry facilities at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Heal...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the Stephen Vaughn Shipman house at 65 Spaight Street, near the intersection of Ingersoll Street. The house was designed and built between 1855 and...

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Photograph

George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.

Date: 1886 date unknown

Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1874 before

Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Clara Middleton holds her naked infant son Forest on her lap. There are many throw pillows around them, including one that features a "W" and the cheer "U!...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...

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.,...

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

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: 1895 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse. A large crowd gathers on the porch and landing of the boathouse, perhaps to watch...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

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