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Date: 1934-12-31 

Description: Portrait of George Smith, hermit, rescued from squalid shack in Cottage Grove, and taken to Dane County home in Verona.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Second Empire style Park Hotel at the corner of South Carroll and West Main Streets. There are horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and a smal...

Date: 1942 

Description: International Harvester dealer H.J. Nigles of Madison and Verona, Wisconsin, hands a signed pledge of cooperation in a scrap drive campaign to W.R. Ploetz...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon in front of several brick buildings, including the Capitol Publishing building, near the water tower. The man driving the wagon may...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1972-12 

Description: Poster advocating for the release of the Camp McCoy 3--Tom Chase, Steve Geden, and Daniel Kreps, 3 GI's--for their involvement in the bombing of Camp McCoy...

Date: 1948-07-26 

Description: The 1948 runner-up of the Soap Box Derby is Tommy Smrekar, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smrekar, Ft. Atkinson. He is shown seated in his racer, "The Prospec...

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Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: Children crowded around Santa Claus at the annual East Side community Christmas tree celebration in Riverside Park.

Date: 1943-04-26 

Description: Lewis Arms poses with his sister and other children on Easter Day. Front from left to right are Nedra Arms (sister) and John Hall. From left to right behin...

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Date: 1948-10-13 

Description: Shorewood Hills marshalls Lee Cripps and Frank Ashworth measuring skid marks at an accident scene.

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Lone Cowboy

Date: 1936-01-28 

Description: A man dressed as a cowboy is sitting and holding a guitar in front of a microphone in W.I.B.A. studios, 111 King Street, Room 28.

Date: 1957-07-28 

Description: The car and driver that won the Madison Soap Box Derby in 1957 at the starting line. The car is called "Phillipson Garage" and the driver is Van Steiner of...

Date: 1945-10-04 

Description: Woman in western attire with a man in Middle-Eastern attire who is sitting cross-legged on the floor on an oriental carpet.

Date: 1950-06-27 

Description: Michael Welch is being sponsored by his dad's filling station, Welch's Service Station, 2030 University Avenue, and Jordan Brothers' grocery, 1863 Monroe S...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An idyllic afternoon in the Capitol Park, showing groups of men and women seated on benches and conversing. The reproduction Centennial fountain is almost...

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Old Mill

Date: 1925 

Description: View along shoreline of a mill on a river. There is a man loading bags onto a cart at the front. There is a wooded hill on the right.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Three employees working at the Hess Cooperage sawmill, quarter sawing oak logs to make staves and heads for barrels.

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