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Date: 1928 ca.
Description: The landing of the "Spirit of St. Louis", carrying Charles Lindbergh.
Description: First Assistant Fire Chief Patrick J. Brown with microphone, and Fireman Grant Prideau receiving radio instructions from Fire Chief Edward J. Page, demonst...
Description: A mechanic employed by Capital Garage, 608-612 East Washington Avenue in Madison, greases the wheel bearings of an automobile on the hoist.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Photo postcard of an outdoor group portrait of a telephone line crew. The six men are wearing hats and work clothes, and five of the men are wearing belts...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View across Bascom Hill of east side of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Pedestrians are walking along the sidewalk, and in the fa...
Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.
Description: A man stands at a safety zone in the middle of West Mifflin Street between lanes of traffic at the corner of State Street and N. Carroll Street, waiting to...
Description: Martin W. Torkelson, regional director of the State Planning Board, speaking at a hearing on the possibility of putting West Washington Avenue under the Ch...
Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...
Description: A horse-drawn wagon, filled with University of Wisconsin students dressed as clowns, proceeds along a Madison street as part of a parade. Spectators line...
Description: Chevrolet automobile advertising the Chevrolet Six Economy Drivers' contest with "Test your driving skills, economy drivers' contest, $75 in cash prizes, f...
Description: An automobile covered in crepe paper with a beer bottle on the front end, and a sign on the top serves as the Fauerbach Brewing Co. float. It was built to...
Description: Harley Davidson motorcycle, used as a service vehicle for the Madison Tire Company, distributor of Goodyear tires, at 205 North Bassett Street.
Description: View down railroad tracks of a man standing on the platform at the Dane train depot. Houses are along a street on the right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A man walks by the Madison police station, a two-story brick building with corner turret on the corner of South Webster Street. The fire station was across...
Description: Mrs. John (Adelin) Shiels seated at the wheel of Madison Vocational School's dual control car with instructor Kenneth Davies during the school's first post...
Description: When he began his campaign for Governor, few people felt that Lee Sherman Dreyfus would be successful. Although his campaign was underfunded, he attracted...
Date: 1930-10-23 ca.
Description: Travelair plane returning to the Madison Airport from a Wisconsin v. Purdue football game. Here photographer Aldro Wasley is handing photographs of the gam...
Description: Portrait of a group of young people from the Madison area who will travel together in Europe this summer. Standing, left to right: Helen Olson, Charles Sha...
Description: James Whalen, boss canvasman with the Ringling Brothers circus, at work in a van.
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