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Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: On the left a woman sits side saddle on a horse, and on the right two men are on a wagon hitched to two horses. Between them are a group of men in front of...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View over Camp Randall Stadium towards University Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is visible in the distance.

Date: 1889-08-02 

Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...

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...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Allen E. Adsit is standing on a grassy hillside in the foreground. In the distance is the Allen E. Adsit farm which includes a three-story frame house wit...

Date: 1899 

Description: Portrait of Jennie Krueger at age 2 months lying in a chair wearing a long gown. Bottles of milk sit on a side table.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph poster. An Afgan prisoner with chains on his wrists fires a cannon past a man and a woman prisoner in it while a mob gathers outside the p...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: William Thomas Fish, who served as Madison's fire chief, 1867-1868. Although posed for a formal studio portrait, Fish is wearing his uniform and hat and h...

Photograph

Farm Family

Date: 1898 

Description: A man, his wife and their two children posed in front of their farmstead. The man is holding a team of horses.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A family poses in a front yard around a table that has flowers and cups on it. Behind them is a wood frame house with a sewing machine on its porch and a t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the only known view of the first floor Rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, a remarkable stereograph by Dane County photographer Andreas L...

Photograph

Jacob Porter Norton

Date: 1846 before

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Jacob Porter Norton (1793-1846). Quarter-length portrait, facing slightly right. Norton is wearing a suit, bow tie, and stand...

Photograph

Pictograph Rock

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking up at three men and a child on top of a cliff on which are petroglyphs. Pictograph Rock bearing aboriginal carvings, located on the south side...

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph views of a school building with children gathered outside.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

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