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Trussing a Barrel

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. and Tony Hess using a truss hoop driver to install hoops around a barrel at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "trussing".

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1928 

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) from State Historical Society terrace on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a part of a banner at the bo...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Joe Hess using a crozing machine to shape an oak barrel at the Hess Cooperage.

Date: 1947 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol building from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Trees line the path on both sides of the hill, and snow is...

Date: 1948-11-04 

Description: Madison West High School fullback Pete Ciulla carrying the ball against Kenosha during their game at Breese Stevens Field.

Date: 1980-11 

Description: Presumably the back side of a service station located at 2663 South Stoughton Road, south of McFarland.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Walkway and stairs leading to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Trees and bushes are planted on the lawn betw...

Date: 1956 

Description: The old YMCA building in the initial stage of demolition.

Date: 1938 

Description: Full-length view of a Neighborhood House Garden Club member standing on the front steps of her house and tending to her flower boxes while turning to face...

Date: 1949-02-24 

Description: The kitchen in the Westye F. Bakke home at 4818 Odana Road (now 4817 Sherwood Road) showing the breakfast nook of the spacious kitchen which features a lar...

Date: 1948-11-04 

Description: Madison West High School sophomore halfback Glenn Barry scoring the first of his two touchdowns against Kenosha in a football game at Breese Stevens Field.

Date: 1988 before

Description: Assembly Chamber, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration in 1988. Above the skylight can be seen long fluorescent light fixtures which are no l...

Date: 1948-05-08 

Description: Crawford County historical pageant performers came to Madison to announce the Crawford County historical pageant and Villa Louis opening at Prairie du Chie...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank Hess Sr., owner of Hess Cooperage, finishing the exterior of a barrel on a cooper's lathe.

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Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman, Grace, smiles as she poses while standing in a sand pit near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. A note on the back of the pho...

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Main Street

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. The street is lined with two-story shops and buildings. There is a gazebo on the second story of a building on the right side of the...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View through trees from across a tree-lined Langdon Street of the YMCA. Part of the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is also visible on the right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol in winter with snow-covered trees.

Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: A crowd watches as soap box derby cars get ready for a race and men check over the cars. A sign over the road reads, "Free Shellubrication" for Derby Entra...

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