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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Photograph

Fish Stocking Car

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of a fish stocking railroad car. Two men are standing at an open doorway of the car, and another man is standing on the ground on the right.

Photograph

Astrolabe in Red

Date:  date unknown

Description: Metal astrolabe mounted on concrete base in Sid's backyard. The base is painted red with yellow Chinese characters, and the astrolabe is painted gold, with...

Date: 1927 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 625 Riverside Drive. In the front is an enclosed porch with awnings over the windows.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cast concrete sculpture of headless female form, mounted on square base in Sid's backyard, under the Tea Garden archway. In the foreground is a small arche...

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1900-09 

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol roof of the city of Madison. State Street leads toward the Wisconsin State Historical Society and Bascom Hal...

Date: 1962-07 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking west down State Street. A man and woman walk up the stairs leading to the capitol building.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway freight depot, 40 North Frances Street. Men posing in front of the depot from left to right are William Dunn,...

Photograph

Agricultural Hall

Date: 1948 

Description: Exterior of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. The building sits on a hill surrounded by a lawn with trees and bushes.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" parked in front of the Hotel Loraine on West Washington Avenue. The YMCA can be seen on the right. The "Trackless...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking towards the city from across Lake Monona. Several individuals, possibly a family, are visible in a rowboat on the lake.

Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1838 Jenifer Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1915 

Description: View across snowy street towards the 200 block of State Street, the north side. On the corner at number 235 is the Badger Cigar Pipes and Tobacco store. Mo...

Photograph

Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the northeast from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...

Photograph

Capitol Fire

Date: 1904-02 

Description: A crowd watches as a stream of water is trained on the south wing of the burning third Wisconsin State Capitol. The Centennial Fountain, with a winter cove...

Date: 1927-04-02 

Description: Capitol Theatre at 211 State Street. Entrance under construction is between Fred W. Kruse Co. and Peoples Clothing Co. stores.

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

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