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Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1862 

Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862.

Date: 1878 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State Officers of 1878. At the bottom of the image is a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of Emma Gillett and her children. Top row: Rufus and Sherwin. Bottom row: Helen, Fred, Emma and Ruth.

Date: 1886 date unknown

Description: Stereograph of the interior of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Photograph

R.L. Joiner

Date: 1891 

Description: R.L. Joiner, a member of the Wisconsin Senate. This image is from a composite of portraits.

Date: 1870 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Horatio Gates Howard Reed, member of the 1870 Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Date: 1899 

Description: Halle Steensland poses in his lavishly decorated library at his house on 315 North Carroll Street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view through tasseled doorway of a room in the James Nevin home. Nevin was the supervisor of the State Fish Hatchery. The room is decorated with m...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

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: 1872 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Date: 1889 

Description: Original Chicago & North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, with a few men gathered out front. Torn down in...

Photograph

George O. Tiffany

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...

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