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Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Members of the West Side Business Men's Association shown as they met for the first time at the future site of their new clubhouse and community center on...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1944-10-27 

Description: West High School drum majorettes in uniform at the East-West High School football game at Breese Stevens Field. From left are Carlene Doran, Dawn Rebenstor...

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: American Legion members in front of a plane at the Madison airport. Membership Chairman R.C. Golden is handing 1949 membership cards to the pilot Colonel L...


Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...

Date: 1948-06-20 

Description: Richard Lerwick, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Lerwick, 1813 Helena Street, shown outdoors near a fence posing in his racing car. He is preparing for the So...

Date: 1880 

Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.

Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Group portrait of members of the West Side Business Men's Association at the site of their future clubhouse on Odana Road.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade near the Wisconsin State Capitol. The Blue Mounds float depicting Dane County's first settler, Ebenezer Brigham, is coming down...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...


Description: Thuy Nguyen lays on the grass in a park on a sunny day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd gathered in the park near the North Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol watching aerial performer descend a wire attached to the roof of the bu...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students sit on the base of the Lincoln statue on Bascom Hill.

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Two salesmen pose in the Pyrofax gas appliance booth at the Dane County Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men pose next to a locomotive, which has a hole in its side due to an explosion.

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