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Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Looking northwest down Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. Mifflin Street is visible in the foreground, while in the center of the phot...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol of the old water tower, and an expansive view of the city with church steeples, houses, commercial buildings...

Date: 1929 

Description: This map includes a street index. The map is oriented with the north toward the upper right. Includes handwritten annotations of the 1935 bus routes.

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking west up State Street toward the University of Wisconsin. Frozen Lake Monona is on the right.

Photograph

Birge Hall

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of Birge Hall (Biology building) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from Bascom Hill.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view from west of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. Trees and a sidewalk line the open lawn on the right. Several buildings...

Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: Madison Soap Box Derby Parade of Youth with the VFW Drum and Bugle Corps on East Washington Avenue. Club Royal and Blied Printing Company is visible in the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.

Photograph

Richard Ela Company

Date: 1945-09-29 

Description: Vertical view of the Richard Ela Company, 744 Williamson Street selling industrial and welding equipment and supplies and Hanley Implement Company 740 Will...

Date: 1955 

Description: East Washington Avenue near Union Corners when first reopened after widening in 1955. Several vehicles are visible on the road.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Photograph

Mobil Gas Station

Date: 1955-06-16 

Description: Daytime view of Robert Blossom's Mobil gas station, 3702 East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. In the background is the Club LaMark, and signs for Red Roo...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Aerial view over University Avenue of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, including University farm in the upper middle. The shoreline of Lake Mend...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Birge and Bascom Halls (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Birge Hall (foreground) with addition under cons...

Painting

Lake Monona

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1939 

Description: A woman standing on her doorstep buys bread from a deliveryman. His truck is parked in the driveway. Text on the truck reads "Capitol Bakers, 'Right' to yo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across street towards house at 210 Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), a property owned by Colonel George M. Neckerman and Elizabet...

Date: 1958 

Description: Marshall Court, Doctors Park and Shorewood Hills.

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: optometrist (closed), Neff's Beauty Salon, Wisconsin Blue...

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