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Portrait of Benjamin Butts

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Description: Studio portrait of Benjamin Butts wearing bow tie and suit.
Marriage Index Record

Butts, Benjamin

Date: 1880-4-15
County: Richland
Photograph

Benjamin "Bennie" Butts at Wisconsin Historical Society

Date: 1925
Description: Benjamin Butts posing outside the Wisconsin Historical Society where he worked as a messenger.
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Benjamin Butts Wisconsin Legislature Assembly Portrait

Date: 1877
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Benjamin Butts, which was part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worke...
Property Record

633 E. Johnson Street

Community: Madison
County: Dane
Historic Name: Benjamin and Amy Butts House
Reference Number: 241094
Feature Story

Benjamin Butts

Celebrating Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers
Benjamin Butts, Celebrating Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers
Historical Essay

Benjamin Butts (1853-1930)

One Man's Journey from Slavery to Madison Business Owner to State Assembly Staff Member
Learn about a freed slave's intriguing story as a barber serving Wisconsin's prominent politicians, and as a well-known, beloved face in the capital city.
Historical Essay

Images of Madison - Image Gallery Essay

Madison's 150th Anniversary
View this collection of images of Madison, Wisconsin from the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Photograph

Portrait of a Child

Date: 1900
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American child (probably a girl) wearing a white dress. Text written on the back of the photog...
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Wisconsin Assembly Clerks and Employees

Date: 1877
Description: Composite of portraits of the men of the Wisconsin Assembly. Clerks and employees: 1. T.B. Reid, Sgt-at-Arms 2. W.A. Nowell, Chief Clerk 3. M. Knig...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Reminiscences of Whitewater

Date: 
County: Walworth
City: Whitewater
Property Record

CAMP RANDALL MEMORIAL PARK (RANDALL AVE, AT MONROE)

Community: Madison
County: Dane
Historic Name: Camp Randall
Reference Number: 16068
Historical Essay

From Caroline Webb's Papers - Image Gallery Essay

Glimpses of African American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934
Read about three generations of a Midwestern African American family.
Feature Story

175 Campaign

Celebrating 175 years of the Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers with the Wisconsin Historical Society
Celebrating 175 years of the Wisconsin Visionaries, Changemakers, and Storytellers with the Wisconsin Historical Society

Black History | BIG History

African American History in Wisconsin
The Society is celebrating BIG moments in Wisconsin history, including the significant impact that African Americans have had on the history of the state.

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