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Stephen D. Butts

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Stephen D. Butts. He was born in Pennsylvania on August 14, 1815. Butts came to Wisconsin on July 8, 1836, and was one of...

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George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Pinckney Street, looking north.

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Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

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Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Congregational Church on West Washington Avenue with a good view of the stained glass rose window, from the series "The Beauties of Ma...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of Madison featuring Lake Mendota.

Date: 1887 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...

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Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861 

Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

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Leslie Bird House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Leslie Bird house. Bird worked as the Registrar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two-story house is built on a stone founda...

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

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Forest and Bear

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a plaid dress, lectures his Teddy Bear, which is seated in a high chair.

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

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