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Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Date: 1894-05-10 

Description: View of a wharf from the river, with a bit of an oar visible in the foreground. There is a ferry with the name Liberty on the shoreline. A row of bu...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Petition to President Abraham Lincoln for the establishment of soldiers homes and hospitals in Wisconsin. The petition is signed by 18 women.

Date: 1836 

Description: A hand drawn map of the mouth of the Manitowoc River at Lake Michigan, showing depth of the water by contour lines. The included inset map shows the regio...

Date: 1898 

Description: A woman in a bathing suit stands on the beach and holds what appears to be a seashell. The ocean is visible in the background. This image is contained with...

Date: 1877 

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, city wards, lot and block numbers, landownership, selected buildings, railroads, and roads. There are three i...

Photograph

Lakeside Station

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Lakeside station near "Water Cure." The Lakeside Water Cure, in today's Olin Park on the south side of Lake Monona, was completed in August 1855. Patient...

Date: 1861-07-14 

Description: Studio portrait of Halbert Eleazer Paine.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Rear Admiral Melancthon Smith, U.S.N.

Date: 1884-04 

Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Date: 1870 

Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: West side view of the Courthouse Square with Hassinger & Chandler Dry Goods in the foreground.

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of female students working in the fields with hoes. Behind them are various college buildings.

Photograph

Orasmus Cole

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Orasmus Cole.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Workers during the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

Date: 1868 

Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin which shows the counties, county seats, those cities with over 3,000 inhabitants. The map also depicts the rivers, lakes, completed and...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family poses in front of their frame house with some of their furniture. A quilt is on the back of one chair and a shawl is on the bac...

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