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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1860 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate.

Photograph

George Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George Messersmith. He was born in West Union, Ohio, in 1815. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and resided i...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

Date: 1898 

Description: Cluttered work space of the librarian responsible for the Historical Society's newspaper collection during the period when the Society occupied rooms in th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: Wedding party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit on their fifteenth anniversary.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view looking south from the post office at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue across one corner of the Capitol Square toward Grace Ep...

Photograph

John Bannister

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Bannister. He was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts on July 10, 1810. Bannister moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin on...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Pruecius Putnam

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Pruecius Putnam. He was born in Andover, Windsor County, Vermont, on September 25, 1813. Putnam came to Wisconsin on Novemb...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Dining room in the home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1896 

Description: View from sloped lawn of the Lake Mendota shoreline, with the Lucien S. Hanks boathouse in the foreground, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathous...

Photograph

Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Drawing

Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1861-10 

Description: Three-Quarter length portrait of Charles W. Gulliford, Company B, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, with musket. Photograph was taken at Camp Randall.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention in formation as a part of the 1876 Centennial Celebrations.

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