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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).

Date: 1895 ca.

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.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

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.

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

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...

Photograph

Grecian Poses

Date: 1899 

Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".

Date: 1858 

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.

Date: 1857 

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...

Photograph

Breese Stevens Home

Date: 1886 

Description: The Breese Stevens home.

Date: 1895 ca.

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...

Date: 1879 

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...

Date: 1898 

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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