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Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...

Photograph

Edward A. Birge

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Edward A. Birge and Chancey Juday with plankton trap in Lake Mendota. From album of photographs relating to the research in limnology conducted at Trout La...

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Arthur Pulvermacher and his dog, Chubby, are the heroes of the neighborhood along Dane Street. The dog was known for its prowess in rat catching, protector...

Photograph

Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men pose at a construction site. Several men are sitting, leaning or standing on bags of cement or sand. A wheelbarrow can be seen on the right...

Photograph

Construction Site

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...

Photograph

Windsor Fire

Date: 1948-06-11 

Description: Donald Hanson, who discovered the fire at the lumber and appliance building of the Central Wisconsin Supply Company and turned in the alarm. The fire total...

Postcard

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo)depicting aquatic fowl, with an inset of a sea lion on a rock. The caption on the back of the card reads...

Date: 1930 

Description: View across street of a group of employees, all men, posing outside their cafe. The cafe advertises Kennedy Dairy Company brand ice cream, Coca-Cola produc...

Date: 1948-08-10 

Description: Looking south on South Webster Street with the soon to be "retired" pumper fire truck and six fire fighters, parked in front of the Central Fire Station, 1...

Photograph

Truax Field

Date: 1948 after

Description: Workmen overhauling the engine of a Wisconsin Central airplane in the airline hangar at Truax Field. Formerly known as Madison Municipal Airport, the field...

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Description: Billy Hughes in a long coat and hat and smoking a cigar stands with five other men in front of a boat at Schott's Landing.

Date: 1948-12-01 

Description: A tree planting project was started on the northeast side of East Washington Street of hard maple trees, which replace other species and provide for wideni...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two couples on an outing, posed in front of an outcropping of rock.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

Date: 1926-10-02 

Description: Four men selecting seed corn ears in a cornfield.

Date:  ca.

Description: A group of "Modern Woodmen of America" stand at attention in a parade. The men are wearing uniforms that say, "MWA 51," and holding axes in their hands. A...

Date: 1948-10-15 

Description: Left to right are: Carl Thompson, Stoughton, Democratic candidate for governor; Harry S. Truman, President, and Democratic candidate for the presidency; an...

Date: 1945-05-17 

Description: Governor Walter S. Goodland buying the first poppy from American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary members. Pictured left to right: Mr...

Photograph

Kayser Motors

Date: 1949-04-13 

Description: Five automotive technicians work on engines inside the engine rebuilding department at Kayser Motors.

Photograph

Carson Gulley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley stands in front of the Van Hise building on the UW-Madison campus, holding his hat in one hand, with his other hand in his jacket pocket.

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