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Token Creek Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This view of the Token Creek Tavern (Field's Inn) was created from a tintype (circa 1870) by E.E. Lawrence. A crowd has gathered on the porch and balcony o...

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Ralph Hunn

Date: 1935-04-18 

Description: Portrait of Ralph Hunn, coach of the University of Wisconsin-Madison crew standing on the shoreline of Lake Wingra. In the background the crew is rowing on...

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Exploded Locomotive

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men pose next to a locomotive, which has a hole in its side due to an explosion.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from snowy ground of men working on the roof. In the foreground are stacks of wood on sawhorses.

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

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Mayville Cardinals

Date: 1991-11 

Description: "As the Mayville Cardinal football team played for the championship at Camp Randall in Madison, this injured player watched from the sidelines."

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: Color bearers from the National Guard, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the two American Legion posts, the Spanish-American War veterans, their auxiliaries, a...

Date: 1934-12-31 

Description: Portrait of George Smith, hermit, rescued from squalid shack in Cottage Grove, and taken to Dane County home in Verona.

Date: 1947-09-20 

Description: Professor Helen C. White, former national president of the American Association of University Women, and English professor at the University of Wisconsin,...

Date: 1942-07-07 

Description: Simpson's, 23-25 North Pinckney Street. Woman modeling a suit, with hat, gloves and purse.

Date: 1925 

Description: View from street of three people posing in front of the printing office and shop.

Date: 1952 

Description: Lewis Arms poses with a woman (possibly Helen Berry), who is wearing his Marine Corps hat.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A young boy sits on the dock in front of Olson's store in Crescent Park on Lake Waubesa. Small row boats are arrayed for rental.

Date: 1948-02-13 

Description: A mechanic spray painting a vehicle at Kayser Motors, located at 701 East Washington Avenue.

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First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

Date: 1945-07-05 

Description: Lewis Flisram, age 79, started working for the Madison Parks Commission in 1897. He worked there until 1911. He left to work for his mother for a period of...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: A contestant in Madison's Soap Box Derby in his racer on the starting ramp with crowd in the background. The Derby was held on East Washington Avenue leadi...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four women sit on an International Harvester wagon. The women are identified as "Madison Girls," most likely employees at International Harvester's Madison...

Date: 1935-01-12 

Description: Governor La Follette's new chauffeur, Steve Tschida, in the garage standing next to the car.

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