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Hess Barrel Company

Date: 1927-06-14 

Description: Loading barrels into a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad car behind the Hess Barrel Company (cooperage) at about 1950 Atwood Avenue. Stacks of oak barrel...

Date: 1940-07-27 

Description: View of businesses located on West Main Street on the Capitol Square. These include Feltons at 29 West Main Street, Forbes Meagher Music at 27 West Main St...

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Madison High School

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Madison High School (later known as Central High School, demolished), 210 Wisconsin Avenue, designed by Cass Gilbert and built in 1908.

Date: 1939 

Description: Cart built by Ideal Body Co. for dairy industry for use at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1949-01-22 

Description: New junior ski jump at Hoyt Park. The jump is thirty-five feet high and is estimated to allow up to sixty-foot jumps under ideal conditions.

Date: 1952-01-14 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol and park covered in hoar frost and fog.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of the town, city limits, numbered blocks and lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, capitol square, Vilas Park, Edgewood Academ...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of East Washington Avenue at Union Corners (Milwaukee Street & North Street) when first opened after its expansion.

Date: 1948 

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison's upper campus from Lincoln Terrace down Bascom Hill. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the dista...

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State Street View

Date: 1935 

Description: View of the 200 and 300 blocks of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1930-12-05 

Description: Night view looking up State Street from behind the intersection at Dayton Street, with Christmas lights and the illuminated signs of the Capitol and Orpheu...

Date: 1934-08-09 

Description: The Wisconsin State Employment Office, formerly the Capital City Bank, located on the corner of King and South Pinckney Streets. On the left is Liggett's...

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Water Tower

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The 125 foot tall Madison water tower stands in the middle of East Washington Avenue. On the right is a large business block occupied by the Amerika Publis...

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Description: Street and residential neighborhood with Lake Monona in the background. This possibly is the intersection of King, Wilson, and Butler streets.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

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V-J Day Celebration

Date: 1945-08-15 

Description: A mass of cars turning from North Pinckney Street onto East Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square celebrating V-J Day, August 15, the day on which the Allie...

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Old Water Works

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, as seen from Capitol Square.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A landscape painting depicting sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

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MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" parked at the Pennsylvania Oil Company filling station on the corner of State Street and Gorman Street. The "Trac...

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West Doty Street

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: West Doty Street, from Monona Avenue looking toward South Carroll Street, showing the back side of Madison Newspapers, Inc. The building was added on to i...

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