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Date: 1912 

Description: View from railroad tracks towards the back of the canning company. There are freight cars parked near the loading dock. Two smoke stacks are on the roof. O...


Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1949-03-04 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor presents the medal of Benemerenti to Frank Blied, a member of a pioneer Madison family. The medal, awarded by Pope Pius XII, is...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. On the left is a bowling alley/billiard parlor, a real estate/insurance business, and a livery/garage. On the next block is City Hal...


Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from the south gate.


Lyall T. Beggs

Date: 1949-03-02 

Description: Lyall T. Beggs, former legislator from Madison and presently national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the speaker's rostrum in the state asse...

Date: 1944-12-21 

Description: View of the booths and lunch counter in the Fountain Room restaurant at Manchester's Department Store.

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.


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: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas mansion at the corner of Henry and Langdon Streets. Built about 1850, it later became a fraternity house for Phi Gamm...

Date: 1949-03-04 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor displays the seal of the Diocese of Madison.

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Homecoming decorations at the Delta Sigma Pi house, 132 Breese Terrace. Dennis Krahn, left, and Charles Krouse, right, set up a dummy with the numerals of...

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Lt. Col. Lassiter Thompson sits behind his desk at Truax Field. He is the newly appointed commander of the 61st Fighter Interceptor Squadron.

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Herman Elies slashed the twine ties from the hemp bundles to be processed into cordage for rope during World War II at a hemp mill on Highway 51 in DeFores...

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...


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1947-01-16 

Description: Portrait of Bill Schneider, 216 North Murray Street, president of Central High School Student Council (on the left), and Tom Peterson, 1111 Grant Street, P...

Date: 1930-08-11 

Description: Madison Pattern Works and Polk Manufacturing Company building, 2021-2023 Winnebago Street. Oscar Bock was president of the Bock Oil Burner Co. and Polk Ma...

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