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Date: 1855 

Description: Map of the city of Madison, Dane County, published by George Harrison, surveyed and drawn by P. McCabe, and engraved by J.H. Colton & Co., New York. In add...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Camp Randall, with the old stadium in the foreground and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from across road of Chadbourne Hall, a women's dormitory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man standing with a frilled-bodice, cloth hunting shirt with leather leggings. A wool plaid shawl is worn toga-style; an...

Date: 1853 ca.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Science Hall from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a large smokestack on the left behind trees.

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Hospital for the Insane.

Photograph

Fire Company Wagon

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The first ladder wagon of Capitol Hook and Ladder Company #1 posed at the corner of Pinckney and Main streets to show off the length of the wagon and the 4...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory. Hill, trees and fields are in the background. A man is standing near a small obs...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Our Svaiour's Church, 13 South Hancock Street. (Hancock Street and E. Washington Avenue).

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

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