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Photograph

Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the interior of the Presbyterian church decorated for the funeral of Mrs. George Smith.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Church Parsonage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The First Congregational Church parsonage, 138 Langdon Street, built in 1891 and demolished about 1965 to make room for an addition to the sorority house n...

Date: 1870 after

Description: Exterior view from street of the 420 N. Carroll Street home of J.R. Mears, built in 1870. The Italianate-style house is on the corner of W. Gilman and N. C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

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...

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: 1898 

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: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Photograph

Nurse and Newborn

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A nurse sits with Mrs. D.W. Osborn's week-old newborn.

Date: 1870 

Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of view from a first floor hallway into the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol where a group of men are standing. Published specifica...

Date: 1893 

Description: Pharmacy supplies are displayed in shelves in an office at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane, lit by gas lamps hanging above the desk. (Mendota M...

Photograph

South Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison South Hall, north side.

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