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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

Date: 1947-05-08 

Description: Aerial photograph of the capitol square area of Madison, looking to the southwest.

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Halloween Costumes

Date: 1931-10-31 

Description: Children pose in Halloween costumes at The Capital Times-RKO Strand Theatre Halloween party.

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Men with Big Cheese

Date: 1936-02-26 

Description: Five men stand behind a 200 pound wheel of Swiss cheese. Written on wheel is "Madison Milk Producers Cooperative Ass'n." The cheese was a gift for Major E...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph view toward Lake Monona from the State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features the capitol square si...

Date: 1904-02 

Description: Second floor corridor of the South Wing in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south, after the fire. The view is across the Rotunda, showing the he...

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Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

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Van Hise Hall

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view of Van Hise Hall, photographed through an infrared filter, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...

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Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Post office and insurance buildings (on right), Monona Avenue and East Wilson Street. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background. A view of t...

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...

Date: 1948-08-27 

Description: Children lined up on sidewalk in front of L. Wieman Co. Store, 205-07 State Street, to attend a free back-to-school movie party at the Capitol Theatre. In...

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.

Date: 1904-02 

Description: View of the crowd standing at the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol watching the fire that destroyed most of the building. Because the University w...

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Monona Avenue. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the background.

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Cement Work

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A wooden chest with a sign "[illegible] Cement Work" stands on West Dayton Street near its intersection with Wisconsin Avenue. There is a bucket nearby, an...

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: 1922 Pumper Fire Truck at old Fire Station No. 2 (1921-1966), 301 N. Broom Street. Firemen (l to r) Harold Muenkel, Charles White, Alex Cohn, Lt. Wilber K...

Date: 1931-10-17 

Description: University of Wisconsin band marches in a "DAD" formation at the Wisconsin-Purdue football game, with the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in th...

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: Steps made from railroad ties are a feature at one of the homes in the Parade of Homes.

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