Browse Collection: People (24 total)

Harry Chapman (1882-1960) was one of Madison's most admired citizens. Mr. Chapman was the owner of the Democratic Printing Company. He started in the printing business at an early age, working in the shop started by his father, Alonzo Chapman, a newspaperman and writer of short stories. Alonzo…

Jennie Duncan (1855-1933) was for many years a teacher in the Madison city schools. She was born in Madison to David and Jean Duncan. Miss Duncan began her long teaching career in the little stone school building on North Walnut Street. She later taught at Lower Seminary and for many years was…

Mike McLaughlin, life-long resident of Madison, is pictured with his horse and dray. A dray was a utility cart used for hauling mostly heavy, commercial merchandise. Many breweries used drays to transport heavy barrels of beer from one place to another. Lumber, furniture and other commercial…

Mike McLaughlin, life-long resident of Madison, is pictured with his horse and dray. A dray was a utility cart used for hauling mostly heavy, commercial merchandise. Many breweries used drays to transport heavy barrels of beer from one place to another. Lumber, furniture and other commercial…