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Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Ice fishing on Lake Mendota. A traffic problem was created in the village of Maple bluff during the weekend when hundreds of persons from all parts of sou...

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Ice Fishing

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Hundreds of persons from all parts of southern Wisconsin descend on Lake Mendota to fish through the ice for perch and other pan fish. The picture was take...

Date: 1949-07-28 

Description: Businesses along West Main Street during the remodeling of the Blied Building, 29 West Main Street, after the top one and two stories have been removed. Bu...

Date: 1887-10-07 

Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers of the University Battalion are marching on West Main Stree...

Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: Ted Ryan being weighed with his racing car. Their combined weight was just under the 250-pound limit. Left to right are Weighmaster Frankie Meyers, 1948 Ma...

Date: 1978 ca.

Description: Juggler Truly Remarkable Loon with partner performing on the Capitol lawn at the Equinox Festival.

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View of Madison

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Madison in the far distance taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street, in University Heights. There is a power line suspended in...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View along roof of four men in hats and work clothes, and two women in summer dresses posing on the side of the roof. One of the men is holding a hammer. I...

Date: 1948-07-31 

Description: Group portrait of Penn Electric Company baseball team. The photograph was taken following their 2-1 victory over the Richland Center team, for their 23rd v...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Reverend Jim Wright

Date: 1978-06-27 

Description: Candid view of the Reverend Jim Wright seated outdoors at Brittingham Park.

Date: 1918-05-25 

Description: View of draftees at the Northwestern depot on their way to basic training and then France. Nearly 3,000 Madison men joined the war effort.

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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: 1952 

Description: Lewis Arms leans against a car with his arm around his family friend and neighbor John Berry, who he called "Pa Berry".

Date: 1931 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: View of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building from across Library Mall. A woman and child are sitting on the edge of the William...

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Richard Eid Home

Date: 1970-03-22 

Description: Exterior view of the Pliney H. Hawkins house at 1910 Regent Street, which is unique in that its windows are numerous and in various shapes and sizes. The h...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of three men standing together on the board sidewalk outside Kreuz and Curtis Shoes, 21 S. Pinckney Street. The men are wearing suits, ties and hats,...

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Spot Lunch Diner

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A little girl rides a tricycle in front of the Spot Lunch diner, a former streetcar. The Spot Lunch was located at 640 Williamson Street and owned by John...

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: A crowd of people are cooling off in the Hagenah Fountain on Library Mall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Memorial Library is in the bac...

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