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Madison Sanborn Map

Date: 1902 

Description: Madison Sanborn map, including Langdon and State Streets.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students stand on a Lake Mendota pier while others paddle a canoe.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of East Washington Avenue at Butler Street. The offices of the Capital Times newspaper are visible.

Date: 1960-09 

Description: View from behind of Lewis Arms riding his 1946 Harley-Davidson Flathead motorcycle on the sidewalk of the 1800 block of Beld Street. On the back of his ja...

Date: 1958-03-05 

Description: The West Branch of First National Bank Building at the corner of University Avenue and Park Street, with Rennebohm Drug Store #7 located on the bank's firs...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view over University Avenue towards the northeast of Bascom Hall and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Chemistry Bui...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students stand on a Lake Mendota pier watching others swim.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water Tower located on East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Governor Tommy G. Thompson waves from a Harley Davidson motorcycle as he rides on John Nolen Drive. Lake Monona and the Wisconsin State Capitol b...

Photograph

East Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down East Main Street, with a number of horse-drawn carriages parked at the curbs. Snow is in the street. There is a barber's pole on the sidewalk on...

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Description: Elevated view, probably taken from the old Wisconsin State Capitol building, looking down East Washington Avenue toward the water tower.

Photograph

Chester Elvord

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Description: Chester Elvord, cousin of Louis (Lew) Arms, poses outdoors on Lake Street wearing his military uniform.

Date: 1929-08-19 

Description: Workers lay pipe and repave University Avenue, looking east along the 2400 block.

Photograph

Rustic Bridge

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of a rustic bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood Hills. Judge A.G Zimmerman poses in his first automobile, also one of Madison's fi...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View of Capitol Square and its surrounding buildings. To the left is the Washington Building located on the site of the old "Journal Block" and on the righ...

Date: 1923 

Description: Map showing the parcel of land on the shore of Lake Monona acquired by the City of Madison for a park (today known as Olbrich Park).

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Description: Panoramic view of Capitol Square, seen from the West corner. Originally functioned as an oversized post card. Identifiable businesses include Haswell Furni...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the West Washington Avenue and Regent Street intersection, looking northwest.

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Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

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