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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Willett S. Main house, located at 511 North Carroll Street, was built in 1858.

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Diamond Gas Station

Date: 1937-05-09 

Description: Two men servicing an automobile at the Lewis D-X Diamond Gas Station, 118 King at Webster Street.

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Mary Wright Bain

Date: 1932-06-17 

Description: Portrait of Mary Wright (Mrs. H. Foster) Bain, who flew her own airplane from her home in Newark, N.J. to her University of Wisconsin reunion. She is posin...

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Woman at Typewriter

Date: 1937-04-05 

Description: A man watches as a woman demonstrates typing on an L.C. Smith typewriter at Jones Typewriter Co., 506 State Street.

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Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...

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Plaenert's Grocery

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Walter Plaenert, owner of Plaenert's Grocery, poses in front of his store at 1128 South Park Street. He is holding a sign for the South Side Picnic. The si...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Oscar D. Brandenburg house, 22 Langdon Street. Later the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house. Razed and replaced in 1972 by the Langdon Apartments. Oscar...

Date: 1932 

Description: Exterior view of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture building on campus, as seen from the west. A car can be seen on a tree-lined road o...

Date: 1937-04-17 

Description: Three men and a woman looks at display materials in the R.H. and E.H. Carpenter, Inc. exhibit of Rock Wool insulation at the Home Show.

Date: 1933-06-07 

Description: Evangelist W. P. Butler with hand upraised and Rev. Joseph Washington, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church stand beside Lulu Elroy who is about to be baptize...

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Hommels New Store

Date: 1932-06-29 

Description: Hommels Star Food Store at 606 S. Park Street, with promotional truck in front of store, and children looking on. Vehicle has a painted sign on the side, "...

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City Car Company

Date: 1933-10-13 

Description: A fleet of cars is lined up in front of City Car Company Cab Service located at 214 East Washington Avenue. Building on the left became Paradise Printing,...

Date: 1930-10-04 

Description: Crowds in the stands watch a marching band as the American flag is raised at the new University of Wisconsin Field House.

Date: 1937-03-10 

Description: Two bartenders pour drinks for customers at the Circular Bar in the Park Hotel.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The sandstone house known as Walker's Castle was located in the 900 block of East Gorham Street. According to newspaper articles, it was built in about 186...

Date: 1930-10-07 

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol across Lake Monona from Olin Park.

Date: 1932-04-30 

Description: Kroger Grocery truck, 1 of 100 trailers purchased from Stoughton Trailers, in front of Kroger Grocery & Baking Co. at 634 West Main Street.

Date: 1931-06-08 

Description: Brewington Typewriter Company, 533 State Street, window display featuring Royal Typewriters. The name was later changed to Stemp Typewriter Company.

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Tar Tank Trucks

Date: 1937-04-26 

Description: A fleet of four tar tank trucks (two each from Lafayette and Taylor counties) park in front of Max Lehman's house, 1724 Park Street. The Warner house is on...

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