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Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

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Rustic Bridge

Date: 1893 

Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1878 

Description: This frontispiece lithograph shows the State Capitol with an American flag on flying on top of the dome. The grounds include trees and paths and are enclos...

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Spooner Residence

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This residence was home to John C., Phil H. and Roger Spooner. On the porc...

Photograph

William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

Photograph

Edward Pier

Date: 1856 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Pier. He was born in New Haven, Vermont on March 31, 1807, and came to Wisconsin in September of 1834. Pier was one...

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the Delta Tau Delta Chapter house, 621 North Lake Street, at the southeast corner of the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court....

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Moses M. Strong

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses M. Strong. He was born in Vermon on May 20, 1810, and came to Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in June of 1836. Strong was...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1875-09-10 ca.

Description: View looking west across the area once occupied by Camp Randall during the Civil War and towards the Breese Stevens farm property. The Madison Centennial...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View over Lake Monona with the Dane County Courthouse on the right.

Photograph

Archibald Campbell

Date: 1878 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Archibald Campbell, which is part of a composite photograph of the 1878 Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 

Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.

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