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Second Ward School House

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

Rockford Tractor

Date: 1918
Description: Man operating a Rockford(?) tractor with attached cultivator. The original caption reads: "Another competitive tractor, probably the Rockford. This tractor...

Memorial Chapel

Date: 1930
Description: Front view of Memorial Chapel at Lawrence College.

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920
Description: Interior view of window details in Hawks Tavern, also known as Hawks Inn.

Main Street Looking North from Forest Avenue

Description: Elevated view of the Lewis House. In the foreground men are sitting in horse-drawn wagons in the street.
Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859
Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Kenosha Cemetery

Date: 1900
Description: The exterior wall along the Kenosha cemetery.

John R. Commons in Suit

Date: 1895
Description: Candid portrait of John Commons posing in front of a lace curtain with his hands in his pockets. This may have been taken while he was at Syracuse Universi...

Grace Episcopal Church

Date: 1930
Description: A lithograph of the Grace Episcopal Church with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Spence's Observation Tower

Date: 1877
Description: View of Spence's observation tower. There is a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858
Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercantile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel. A group of people are sta...

Levitan Building

Date: 1973
Description: The Levitan Building, 15 West Main Street. The detail over the entrance exhibits Egyptian architecture in the terra cotta details. The columns are copies o...

East Lemonweir Lutheran Church

Description: Etching of East Lemonweir Lutheran Church. Etching from a centennial souvenir dated July, 1954. People are walking up the stairs to the church entrance. Ca...


Date: 1915
Description: View of the front of a church near Oak Grove.

Men Threshing

Description: View across fence towards a crew of twenty men posing sitting or standing on a threshing machine and a steam tractor.

View of Madison

Date: 1890
Description: Drawing depicting a distant view across water towards the city of Madison.

Perry and Elsie Horton with Dogs

Date: 1937
Description: Perry and Elsie Horton, parents of Myles Horton, with fox hounds, at Highlander Folk School.

Timothy Howe

Description: Studio portrait of Timothy Howe. Born in Livermore, Me., Feb. 24, 1816. Member of the Maine legislature in 1845. He moved to Wisconsin; was elected a judge...
Magazine or Periodical

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

Date: 1870
Description: Magazine illustration of the home, titled: "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground ar...

Newhall House Fire

Date: 01 09 1883
Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group ...

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