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Washburn Observatory

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr., as University Student

Date: 1879
Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.
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Frederick Jackson Turner

Date: 1884
Description: Portrait, head and shoulders of Frederick Jackson Turner, historian, scholar, and writer. As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin.
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Edward Thomas Owen

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Description: Studio portrait of Edward Thomas Owen in suit, with full moustache and beard.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Fence

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Description: Slightly elevated view of the stone gateway at the intersection of Pinckney, Main, and King Streets and the iron fence that surrounded the entire Capitol P...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Quarters of the Historical Society

Date: 1880
Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...
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Young Belle Case La Follette

Date: 1865
Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.
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Portrait of John Bascom

Date: 1883
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of John Bascom.
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Madison City Hall

Date: 1889
Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.
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Assembly Employees

Date: 1882
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly Employees-Sergeant's Force.
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View of the Madison from Lake Monona

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Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona with couple in foreground on pier.
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Looking Toward Lake Monona From The Capitol

Date: 1885
Description: A view of Lake Monona from the Capitol building, looking down King Street.
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Looking Northwest from The Wisconsin State Capitol

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Description: A view looking down Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol, towards Lake Mendota.
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Governmental Buildings

Date: 1883
Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...
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Bascom Hall

Date: 1886
Description: Exterior of back entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Bascom Hall

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. People are sitting and walking on the lawn. For a re...
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Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1880
Description: View from across road of four-story dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1880
Description: Elevated view across Park Street of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Adjacent buildings (to the hall) along Park Street are,...
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North Hall

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Description: View up Bascom Hill of North Hall dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Two people are outside, one standing on the sidewalk, the other...
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Science Hall

Date: 1880
Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

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