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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gothic Revival residence located at 150-152 Center Street.


Bird Residence


Description: Exterior of the Bird residence.

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The C.H. Bird Home


Description: The C.H. Bird home, with a carriage and a group of ladies in front of it. The front seat of the carriage is Miss Ada Bird. Beside the carriage, stands he...

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Clarence Zimbrich of Sun Prairie stands in the middle of a dirt road with his arms raised. He is a feed mill operator and vice-president of the Sun Prairie...


Ernie Terhall House

Date: 1954-08-08 

Description: Portrait of Sharon Terhall in her bedroom, complete with two twin beds with reading lamps on headboards, a desk, a wallpapered wall, and upholstered chairs...

Date: 1961-07-25 

Description: Propelled by good roads and lower property taxes, many Wisconsin towns became "commuter suburbs" to their larger neighbors during the 1950s and 1960s. Whi...

Date: 1952-01-22 

Description: Goup portrait of the Sun Prairie high school boys basketball team.


Sue Carolyn Renk

Date: 1958-06-18 

Description: Sue Carolyn Renk examines a piece of crystal glassware as her mother, Mrs. Wilbur Renk looks on. She is preparing for her wedding and her graduation.

Date: 1949-04-12 

Description: Remodeled kitchen in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Renk, Route 2, Sun Prairie showing the four rotating corner cupboards next to the refrigerator.

Date: 1953-12-07 

Description: Group portrait of the principal participants at a banquet honoring Sun Prairie's undefeated football team, sponsored by the Lions Club. Seated, left to rig...

Date: 1953-10-09 

Description: Group portrait of the dignitaries who participated in Sun Prairie's dual celebration of Homecoming and the official dedication of Ashley Field, the new hig...

Date: 1949-11-02 

Description: Group photograph of the Sun Prairie High School football team, Madison Suburban League football champions. Their coach is Francis Sheehan.

Date: 1956-12-28 

Description: Line-up of five Ford trucks with Bedner Transfer & Storage Co. printed on the doors. They were sold by Hanley Motor Sales Co.


Sun Prairie Street

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View down a street in Sun Prairie, including a home, watertower, and church.


Paul A. Robinson

Date: 1944-04-02 

Description: Paul A. Robinson, chairman of the Dane County Board of Supervisors.

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Harley Moore of Madison sits behind the steering wheel in his Technical Machine Service auto racer. Moore will race his car in the midget auto races held a...

Date: 1959-04-18 

Description: Group portrait of the Schoep's Ice Cream bowling team, winners of the team championship at the annual Madison Bowling Association tournament at Prairie Lan...


Hayden Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the T.C. Hayden residence.

Date: 1928-10 

Description: Aerial view of Sun Prairie, including the central business district, residences, and the surrounding countryside stretching to the horizon.

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