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Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the north from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1960-04-07 

Description: Contest winner George Byrne, surrounded by his family, wears an overcoat, white shirt, tie and fedora (hat) while holding a TWA travel bag. The original ca...

Date: 1960-09-21 

Description: Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., ex-United Nations Envoy and Republican Vice-Presidential Nominee, spoke to nearly 300 people at the Madison Municipal Airport.

Date: 1958-12-07 

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

Date: 1954-07-02 

Description: Wisconsin State Journal newspaper carriers travel by bus to attend a Milwaukee Braves versus St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Some of the carriers are sh...

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the construction of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol.


Parade of Homes

Date: 1954 

Description: Aerial view of the west side of Madison showing newly constructed homes and homes under construction featured in the Parade of Homes. The main road through...

Date: 1959-12-07 

Description: Madison's two new fire department pumper trucks, purchased for a total of $43,128, are being tested at the Tenney Park Locks by Assistant Fire Chief John H...

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1953-06-20 

Description: Newlyweds Joan Marie Holm and Peter Byrd Smith in a car following the wedding service at First Baptist church.

Date: 1898 

Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.


Abandoned Barracks

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Abandoned enlisted men's barracks at Truax Field.

Date: 1938 

Description: Architectural drawing of the Sunset Village neighborhood on the West side of the city of Madison. The poster description reads: A proposed master plan for...


Driver Educators

Date: 1959-10-09 

Description: Four men examine a foot operated machine that will measure braking response time of driver education students. The four men are educators and are attending...

Date: 1930 

Description: This map of Madison is 7 maps showing the city between 1885 and 1930. Each map has its own annotations of population growth, neighborhoods, and other cha...

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Fritz Wegner, left, director of Madison's Boys Baseball program, watches the action at Vilas park with some of the boys.

Map or Atlas

Fuller's Woods Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: A decorative map of Fuller's Woods development along the Lake Mendota shoreline. Includes numbered lots and building line setbacks with decorative features...

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