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Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view from Lake Mendota of the boathouse on shoreline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Behind the boathouse is the Armory (Red Gym or...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building.
Date: 1893-10 ca.
Description: Looking towards the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 from the path leading up to the front entrance in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...
Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".
Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Interior of the LaFollette, Harper, Roe & Zimmerman law office, Madison, Wis.
Description: Certificate signed by La Fayette Kellogg admitting George E. Bryant to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. The certificate bears the seal...
Description: The Breese Stevens home.
Description: A woman wearing a hat, high-collared blouse, jacket, and long skirt sits in a rowboat while rowing a small boat, presumably on Lake Mendota. A cat sits at...
Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Small group in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol viewed from East Washington Avenue. Some telegraph wires are strung across foreground. The card is fro...
Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Interior view of the pharmaceutical laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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