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Photograph

Briggs Residence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Briggs residence, also known as the Kendall house.

Map or Atlas

Plat Map of Madison

Date: 1836 

Description: "Plat of Madison the Capitol of Wisconsin". Map of the four lakes county.

Photograph

William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.

Photograph

Gregory Residence

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Gregory Residence, 145 West Gilman Street, home of Jared Comstock Gregory, his wife Charlotte Camp Gregory, and their children, Stephen Strong Gregory...

Date: 1882 

Description: Portrait of Edward Colman, member of the Wisconsin Senate in 1882.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. View looking up Langdon Street, with a horse-drawn wagon on the right.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Date: 1878 

Description: This frontispiece lithograph shows the State Capitol with an American flag on flying on top of the dome. The grounds include trees and paths and are enclos...

Date: 1873 

Description: Front and back cover of 8-panel brochure for the Monona Binding Attachment for Wood's Self-Raking Reaper. The back cover features an illustration of the Mo...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson S...

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.

Date: 1896-06-26 ca.

Description: View of Lake Monona from Observatory Hill, on the University of Wisconsin campus. In addition to the lake, numerous houses are visible.

Postcard

The Casino

Date: 1880 

Description: Monona Lake Assembly, The Casino. This structure, including the ice house and provision space, designed by Conover and Porter and built for $1700.00 in Jun...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome, from the series "The Beauties of Madison and Surroundings."

Photograph

John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Photograph

Forest and Bear

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

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