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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Martha and Notley Henderson with their three children. Their son Allen is standing. The Hendersons were e...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of veterans of the 36th Wisconsin Regiment posed on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capital in the late 1870s. Some of the men hold drums a...

Date: 1897-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Thwaites-Turvill family. Seven members of the family, and three dogs, are sitting on chairs and a bench in the front yard of...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

Date: 1893-06-30 

Description: Exterior view of front of Hiram Smith Hall, a stone and timber, Queen Anne-style structure. It was the first dairy education building in the western hemisp...

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Book or Pamphlet

Steam Yacht Advertisement

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for The Steam Yacht "Mendota." At the top is an engraving of the steam yacht under way loaded with passengers, and below is text. Some of the...

Date: 1899-04-24 

Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Archibald Campbell

Date: 1878 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Archibald Campbell, which is part of a composite photograph of the 1878 Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Rustic Bridge

Date: 1893 

Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Mrs. Robert B. (Alice Russell Hobbins) Porter posing for a waist-up formal portrait. She is wearing a light-colored lace dress with a lace headpiece. She i...

Date: 1899 

Description: These two maps of Madison and the Four Lakes region show the site of the Teachers Country Club on Lake Monona, the lakes and the Catfish or Yahara River, f...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...

Date: 1880 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows buildings, trees, and water and gas pipes, relief is shown by contours. The back of teh map reads: "Univers...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of local merchant Thaddeus Dean's residence, located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Gorham Street.

Photograph

Kresge Corner

Date: 1879 

Description: The S.S. Kresge Company building at 25-27 East Main Street. Several businesses, including Rowley & Co., a general store, and S. Klauber dry goods, are in t...

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