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Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: optometrist (closed), Neff's Beauty Salon, Wisconsin Blue...
Description: 1919 ladder fire truck at Fire Station No. 7, 2410 Monroe Street. Fire fighters (L to R), Capt. Arthur Emerson, Joseph Roberts, Harold Klein, Arthur Halver...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Exterior view from street of the A.C. Larson house at 1006 Grant Street.
Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.
Description: Elevated view of campus up University Avenue from the tower of the First Congregational Church on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Wisconsin...
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.
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...
Description: A view from Bedford Street of the smouldering ruins of the Hotel Washington. A pedestrian crosses the street in front of a parked firetruck. Water being us...
Description: Tower view from the First Congregational Church of the University campus and University Avenue. Lake Mendota is in the background on the left. The Wisconsi...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man walks towards the Green Lantern Eating Cooperative. There are posters in the large front window and several bicycles are parked in front of the co-op...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Pennco Field (Royal Airport), including the hanger and airplanes on the ground. Lake Monona, the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the Madiso...
Description: Water from firehoses has frozen into ice that coats power wires, trees, and pumps at the gas station next to the Hotel Washington, which burns in the backg...
Description: View across road of the exterior of the Mount Horeb Public School, built in 1918.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The intersection of West Main and North Carroll streets with St. Raphael's in the distance.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman crosses Monona Avenue as a man on a bicycle rides by. The large, Second Empire style Avenue Hotel, with two-story porch, is on the left; the GAR ha...
Description: Mazomanie Post Office and the State Bank on the corner of Broadhead and Hudson. On the left a young girl stands in the dirt road. Further down the block a...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...
Description: South Pinckney Street on the Capitol Square. The view includes several retail shops and a women's clothing store.
Description: A fuel oil truck parks in front of a building labeled "General Heating" at 506 University Avenue.
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