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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1898 

Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Photograph

Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

Date: 1881 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1868 before

Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the Park Hotel on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1890 

Description: View in winter from Lake Mendota of skaters near shoreline of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory building...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...

Date: 1898 

Description: The north library reading room, which was reserved for women, in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This room, which w...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A child's brown leather shoes.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin during construction.

Photograph

Samuel S. Fifield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Samuel S. Fifield, Wisconsin Assembly Sargent-at-Arms.

Date: 1899 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Frank Desnoyer

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Frank Desnoyer. He was born in Detroit. Michigan and emigrated to Wisconsin on July 1, 1835.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Photograph

Cole-Burrows House

Date: 1878 

Description: The Cole-Burrows house at 406 North Pinckney Street, built by Judge Orsamis Cole. He lived in it for several years before selling it to George B. Burrows.

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