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Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: Crowd at the Camp Randall fairgrounds watching a horse race, part of that year's Wisconsin State Fair. Carriages and people are near buildings with the tra...

Date: 1861 

Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels while other men on foot and on horseback follow.

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date: 1894-01-07 

Description: Winter view of early buildings on Rocky Roost, which was west of Governor's Island. There is snow on the roofs, on the rocks and on the shore of Lake Mendo...

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: 1877 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly clerks and employees: 1. T.B. Reid, Sgt-at-Arms 2. W.A. Nowell, Chief Clerk 3. M. Knight, Asst Sgt-a...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Photograph

Dennis Murphy

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

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.

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Detail map including West Washington Avenue, West Main Street, West Wilson Street, and North and South Bedford Streets. Includes the Chicago, Milwaukee & S...

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...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The doorway of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) near Lake Monona. The house was constructed in 1850...

Photograph

Andrew Dieringer

Date: 1866 

Description: Portrait of Andrew Dieringer, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Blue Baby Mittens

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.

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