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Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street, with City Hall in the background. On the left is a general merchandise store, a bank and other businesses. In the foreground on the...


Smilingest Trio

Date: 1949-03-07 

Description: "There are three good reasons for the three beaming smiles shown. Jack Ihde, left, is smiling because he found $176 in cash and $310 in checks, returned t...

Date: 1918 

Description: A panoramic photograph featuring the Student Army Training Corp (S.A.T.C) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison standing at attention on Library Mall. In...


Royal Theater

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View across street of the exterior of the Royal Theater, 407 Atwood Avenue (address now 2142 Atwood). Designed by Ferdinand Kronenberg (?) Building remode...

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers cross the the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27 East Main Street.

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company, 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building, known as the Burrows building,...

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Captain Harry Dyer, age 80, admiring his model log raft and steam boat in his basement workshop. For 20 years he was a raft boat mate. He left the river in...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Exterior of house at 4 West Johnson Street with car parked in front.

Date: 1952-07-29 

Description: Buick advertising sign in the first block of North Fairchild Street, uncovered by workers who removed another billboard that had covered the old sign.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, golf courses, parks, Truax Field, and country clubs. Also included are street,...

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary, including Mrs. Hazel Miller, the national president, in a horse-drawn carriage in front of the Chic...


Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1931-08-12 

Description: Fauerbach Brewery on the right, and looking northeast along Williamson Street, Madison Drug Co., 654 Williamson Street, International Harvester Co., 706 Wi...

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: Howard Morey flying an airplane that advertised Pennco Oil, his distributorship of Waco airplanes, and his flying school. His diverse operations were typic...

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

Date: 1948 after

Description: A Wisconsin Central Airlines pilot walking toward a twin-engine Lockheed 10A airplane parked on the runway at Truax Field.


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood Hills, looking west.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1955 

Description: Bus traveling down Mifflin Street on Capitol Square. Moseleys, Woldenbergs and Walgreen's Drugs can be seen on the right.

Date: 1934-07-27 

Description: Edward O'Connell (General Pershing's chauffeur), and wife stand beside automobile, with 2 children sitting on automobile's running board and looking at a b...

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