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Pier on Lake Monona

Date: 2014-09-16 

Description: View from shoreline towards a small wooden pier on Lake Monona. Homes and buildings and a water tower are among trees on the opposite shoreline. There is a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of people watching a parade coming up the street. A large horse-drawn vehicle is at the front. In the background is a large brick buildi...

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Monroe Street

Date: 1935-10-30 

Description: View up Monroe Street, looking northeast toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, showing the intersection with Spooner. Also visible are cars, s...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from the Capitol Square towards a parade coming up State Street. Crowds line the streets. On the left street corner is a building with a sign for the...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Soap Box Derby race cars line up while participants and spectators look at the cars. Madison's Derby was held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across a vast lawn of a building on the UW-Madison campus. The building is probably Agriculture Hall.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This photocopy map shows the locations of historic buildings, as well as all other buildings in the isthmus. The map also includes photographs of selected...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A group of boys, most wearing caps, pose at the side of Madison's Third Ward School, also known as Brayton School. There are girls in the background.

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Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Madison-Kipp Company during winter with a railroad car parked in front.

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...

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Capitol Square

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of the Capitol Square from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south. The view includes the Park Hotel, The Baptist Church and St. Raphae...

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Pahl Tire Co.

Date: 1937-06-03 

Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk on the Capitol Square of band in a parade moving down Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign for Collyer Ph...

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage on South Hamilton Street being viewed by two children during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: Two racers streak down the soap box derby track on E. Gorham Street as a large crowd watches from behind a fence along the sidewalk.

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New Aluminum Canoes

Date: 1946-06-29 

Description: A truckload of twenty-eight aluminum canoes in front of Madison Marine Service, 2102 Atwood Avenue. They were transported from Long Island, New York. The B...

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Traffic Accident

Date: 1934-10-12 

Description: Automobile and truck accident at the corner of Milton Street and West Washington Avenue in the Greenbush neighborhood. A crowd has gathered to observe the...

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.

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Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...

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