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Photograph

Charles McCarthy in his Office

Date: 
Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.
Photograph

Aftermath of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.
Drawing

Capitol (Second)

Date: 1855
Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.
Print

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Assembly Chamber

Date: February 15 1899
Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Drawing

Fair of the Wisconsin Agricultural Society

Date: November 20 1858
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
Photograph

View of Wausau, Wisconsin

Date: 1930
Description: Winter view of a city street with parked automobiles and people walking down the sidewalk.
Photograph

Grant County Soldier's Monument

Date: 1867
Description: The Grant County Soldier's Monument was erected in 1866 and dedicated in July of 1867.
Photograph

County Buildings, Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1919
Description: Panoramic view of county buildings located at West 5th and Newton Avenues.
Photograph

Coop Service Station

Date: 1939
Description: A serviceman checks the oil of a car at the Madison Co-op Station. During the 1930s the cooperative movement in Wisconsin expanded its rural base to offer...
Photograph

Wisconsin River Bridge at Prairie du Sac

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Description: Construction of the new Wisconsin River Bridge at Prairie du Sac taken by Melvin Diemer for the Wisconsin Goods Roads Association. The old toll bridge is v...
Photograph

Road Construction

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Description: Road construction just north of the Crawford-Vernon County line on State Highway 27, showing both the new and old routes. According to the caption on the...
Photograph

Road Construction Steam Shovel

Date: 1920
Description: Road construction crew of the Nelson Weber Construction Company and steam shovel. This construction was photographed for the Wisconsin Good Roads Associati...
Photograph

Typical Wisconsin Waterpower Paper Mill

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Description: The Menominee River and paper mill as photographed by William A. Hotchkiss for the Wisconsin Good Roads Association.
Photograph

Windmill

Date: 1930
Description: Exterior view of windmill attached to house located along the shore of Lake Michigan in the Town of Holland, Sheboygan County.
Historical Object

Worth Gown

Date: 1880
Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild, wife of Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild.
Historical Object

Worth Gown

Date: 1880
Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild, wife of Wisconsin Governor Lucius Fairchild.
Book or Pamphlet

Illustration of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel

Date: 1885
Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...
Poster

Madison Metropolitan War Chest Poster

Date: 
Description: Poster soliciting funds for Metropolitan Madison War Chest. Featured are caricatures of Hitler and Goering.
Poster

Third Reg't Excelsior Brigade, Company "G," Seventy-Second Regt. N.Y. Vol. Inf.

Date: 1861
Description: Printer's proof of Civil War roster on waste paper.

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