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Opera House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Opera house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Lincoln Monument on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the background is Bascom Hall (labeled as Main Hall on the image). A flag...

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Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the exterior of the house at 1502 Fremont Avenue, built by Willard Droster, in the Sherman Park neighborhood. The house has a...

Date: 1927 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1814 Rutledge Street, built by Willard Droster.

Date: 1910-12-30 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the construction of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol building. The ironwork tower is in the center of what would become the rotu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of, from left to right, Mary Brunner Muskat, Ida Brunner Muskat and Laura Brunner Zander standing in front of a painted backdrop.

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Medicine Time

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a man, woman and young girl posing in their Buick convertible in front of the Matthew Witt Photographic Studio. Another woman stan...

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Park Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute) with stone fountain in front.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of small dog dressed in a dress with a fan and an umbrella sitting in a rocking chair. The photograph is captioned "Miss Tootsie Kiyi...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of William Worringer in front of a painted backdrop. He is seated in a chair with his right forearm resting on a table.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Group of three people standing outside on a sidewalk in front of a stone dwelling with a porch and steps behind them. A man holds a bottle, ready to pour i...

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Kiddie Train

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.

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Description: Sunset over Lake Mendota.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Hall of Statuary in the South Section at the Cave of the Mounds. A woman is gazing up at the formation.

Date: 1920 

Description: John Virnig, Sr., harness maker, grips the handle of a two wheeled hand cart as he poses on the sidewalk in a neighborhood. He is wearing a hat, shirt and...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of a couple on their wedding day. She wears a traditional wedding gown and holds a bouquet of flowers and he has...

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