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Date: 1896 

Description: Officials and staff of Madison City Gas, Light & Coke Company (currently MG & E) at its Main Street office. From left to right are Henry L. Doherty (MG&E f...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of East Gorham Street on the shore of Lake Mendota, built by Englishman Benjamin Walker in 1862-1863.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

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...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Date: 1865 

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

Print

Ball Play

Date: 1844 

Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Two unidentified women wearing silver earrings, shell necklaces, finger-woven wool sashes, and moccasins with beaded top flaps.

Photograph

Old Water Works

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, as seen from Capitol Square.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A landscape painting depicting sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1856-01-01 

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots, as well as location of the public square and college. Streets are labeled as is the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing near a prop stone wall in front of a painted backdrop. Charlie Greengrass (HoeHumpCheeKayRayHeKah)...

Print

The Son

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Son, an Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1878 after

Description: A view of the Native American male dormitory, called "Wigwam." The structure has three floors, each with a balcony. A smaller building sits next to it o...

Photograph

Fire Ruins

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the ruins after the fire of April 28, 1875.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: William McFarland's second wife, Sela Nelson McFarland, sitting with her infant son Joseph.

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