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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

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Description: Exterior of Portage County Courthouse, built in 1868. Stairs lead to the main entrance of the stone building and a monument and cannon stand on the lawn....

Photograph

Van Hise Hall

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view of Van Hise Hall, photographed through an infrared filter, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1915 

Description: View down Main Street. A row of houses is on the left. Horses and a buggy are stationed near a shop with a sign that reads "Schlump Brothers."

Photograph

Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Photograph

International Truck

Date: 1934 

Description: A man in a work uniform and hat places a wooden tray of tools into the back of an International pickup truck. The truck is parked along the side of a resid...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the clock and belfry at a German Catholic church. A small structure is attached to the back of the church.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street dirt road. A horse and buggy stand near a sidewalk on the left near a group of men. Further down on the right the Bangor State Bank h...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The landing of the "Spirit of St. Louis", carrying Charles Lindbergh.

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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

Date: 1940-02-19 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. A crowd of children and adults is watching from a snowbank...

Photograph

Cement Work

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A wooden chest with a sign "[illegible] Cement Work" stands on West Dayton Street near its intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. There is a bucket nearby, an...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down middle of two railroad tracks towards the railroad depot. Freight cars are on another set of railroad tracks on the left, and in the far backgrou...

Postcard

Catholic School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front entrance to the two-story Catholic School. Bare trees stand in the lawn outside the building.

Date: 1909 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of First Congregational Church. Its main entrance is part of the belfry structure. All visible windows are stained glass, dec...

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of Fitzgerald's Modern Rooms, which is a private home with rooms for tourists, with a screened-in porch, and a balcony. Two children are stan...

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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

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...

Photograph

Portland Avenue

Date:  

Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

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