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Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...


L.F. Kellogg House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the L.F. Kellogg houes at the intersection of State and Dayton Streets. Visible on the porch are Julia Kellogg and "Grandma" Adams.


Pinckney Street

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Pinckney Street, looking north.


Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...


Octagonal House

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...


Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

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...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear elevation of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

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...


Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1885 

Description: Exterior view of Fauerbach's Brewery at 651-53 Williamson Street.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.

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