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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: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

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Resting on a Porch

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...

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Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall building after the fire of December 1, 1884, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The building's exterior...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

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John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

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Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

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Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

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Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1880 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1880 around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Middleton Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: William and Clara Case Middleton sit on chairs alongside a building; their son Forest stands between them.

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Music Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

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Children with Dogs

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two children pose on a lawn seated on a buggy; one child holds a kitten, and another kitten sits in the wagon near the other child. Two dogs sit on the gro...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.

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Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Building built in 1887.

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1868 

Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...

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