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Grand Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from Grand Avenue looking at the Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Bradley & Metcalf building in the 300 block of East Water Street. On the corner first floor is Booth & Maynard's store which was located...

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St. Paul's Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: On the site of the Layton art gallery, on the northeast corner of East Mason and North Jefferson Streets. A man is standing at a corner light post.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some land ownership, wards, waterways, streets, railroads, brick yards, and cemeteries. It includes an ind...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls, hats a...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men unloading lumber off a raft. A man at the left loads lumber onto a horse-drawn wagon while a man in an apron holds the horses. There is...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The bottom half of the structure is made of brick and contains long stained-glass windows. Above this is a wooden...

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

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: 1885 ca.

Description: View over Lake Monona with the Dane County Courthouse on the right.

Date: 1891 

Description: This hand-colored map shows platted additions and subdivisions, ward boundaries, schools, churches, railroads, cemeteries, parks, businesses, factories, an...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of view from a first floor hallway into the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol where a group of men are standing. Published specifica...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

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