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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol ablaze.
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Soldiers' Orphans Home

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
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George W. Peck

Date: 1860
Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
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George W. Peck

Date: 1860
Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.
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Young Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1885
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright as a young man.
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Old Abe Sitting on a Cannon

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...
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Reuben Gold Thwaites

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Reuben Gold Thwaites, second Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Artillery at Camp Randall

Date: 1861
Description: Soldiers of the 3rd Wisconsin Artillery at Camp Randall man a cannon on wheels, while other men on foot and on horseback follow.
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William H. Noland

Date: July 04 1876
Description: Studio portrait of "Professor" William H. Noland in costume as leader of the Mock Parade, or "Horribles". He was a fiddler, chiropodist, public functionary...
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Banjo Club

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Description: Banjo Club members pose for group portrait with their instruments.
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Wisconsin State Capitol View Looking South

Date: 1885
Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking south. Lake Monona is to the left, and West Washington Avenue is on the right. The Dane County Courthouse on...
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Wisconsin State Assembly of 1881

Date: 1881
Description: Composite of photographic portraits of men in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Along the bottom a numbered list of names identifies each man.
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View Over East Washington Avenue

Date: 1885
Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...
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The Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1870
Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: 1906
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at the beginning of his tenure as U.S. senator from Wisconsin.
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Governor Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: 1904
Description: Formal portrait of Governor Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
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100 Block East Gilman Street

Date: August 02 1889
Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...
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Looking South from the Wisconsin State Capitol Dome

Date: 1890
Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...
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Spoon Decorah

Date: 1887
Description: Studio portrait of prominent Winnebago man Spoon-de-Kaury, or Spoon Decorah. He is seated, holding a walking cane.
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Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion

Date: 1886
Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.

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