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Date: 1912-12 

Description: Sanborn Map of Sun Prairie. The map highlights the public and parochial schools, the exhange, and church buildings, etc.

Date: 1931-11-18 

Description: Marian Dolan of the Maple Knoll 4-H Club north of Sun Prairie, 1931 National 4-H champion, drives an International tractor.

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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: 1947-04-27 

Description: Margaret Hughey taking an individual audiometer test given by Roger Mass at the Sun Prairie High School. In the front row of students, listening in, are Ro...

Date: 1912 

Description: View across street of the Sun Prairie City Hall, a large brick building with two balconies in the tower and arched windows on the ground floor. A person dr...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street, with City Hall in the background. On the left is a general merchandise store, a bank and other businesses. In the foreground on the...

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Sun Prairie Street

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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...

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Collie Puppies

Date: 1954-01-18 

Description: Rinell and Randy Brown of Route 1 in Sun Prairie play with a litter of eleven collie puppies born to the family dog, Flicka. The puppies are up for sale.

Date: 1890 

Description: Color plat map of Sun Prairie.

Date: 1960-05-09 

Description: James R. Jacobson (left), secretary, and William R. Cress, president, receive the charter for the new Sun Prairie Rotary Club from Lee H. Barker, Wisconsin...

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.

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Edison Residence

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior side view of the Edison residence.

Date: 1912-12 

Description: Sanborn map of Sun Prairie, which includes an index and information about water facilities and the fire department. Includes a small inset map of the State...

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...

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High School

Date: 1926 

Description: View across lawn towards the front of the high school, a large brick building with steps leading up to the main entrance, which has a tower above it. Two p...

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Description: Exterior view from across road of the Sun Prairie Public Library. Building pictured is Sun Prairie City Hall. Located on the corner of Main Street and Bris...

Date: 1961-07-10 

Description: Underwater photograph of a youth learning to swim in a Sun Prairie pool.

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...

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