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William H. Seward

Date: 1860-09-12 

Description: William H. Seward, U.S. Senator from New York and Secretary of State, photographed by Fuller in Madison during a Presidential campaign stop in Madison in 1...

Date: 1887-10-09 

Description: Posed group portrait outdoors of members of the Rex Magnus Club and representatives of the “Press of the United States” whom they are entertaining.

Date: 1898 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

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Van Slyke Residence

Date: 1867-05 

Description: The residence of Napoleon B. Van Slyke at 510 North Carroll Street. The image reads, "Maie on piazza with doll. Jonnie in baby carriage."

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Mr. Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector for the State...

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Railway Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: People and carriages in front of the depot-hotel Railway Hotel at 641 West Washington Avenue. This was the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Ticket...

Photograph

Spooner Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Spooner residence on the south corner of Wilson and Carroll Streets. This was the home of John C., Phil H., and Roger Spooner. There are severa...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Judge A.S. Zimmerman's home on West Main Street. Mrs. Zimmerman stands outside the house in the yard and tends to a plant. Mr. Zimmerman s...

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

J.H. Smalley

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of J.H. Smalley. He was born in Hyde Park, Lamoil County, Vermont in 1816, and came to Wisconsin in 1835. He moved to Green Bay in 1...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

Photograph

David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two men pose on a boat docked at the Askew Steamboat Landing on Lake Monona off South Carroll Street. The old Governor Harvey residence is in the backgroun...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Family in yard with carriage with large stone house behind that has shutters closed. The house was built in 1845. Harmon J. Hill was the first supervisor o...

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Atwood Children

Date: 1864 before

Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of home atop of Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

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