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At the Movies

Date: 2013-10 

Description: The movie "Vertigo" playing on a big screen in a darkened movie theater. The scene captured by the camera is of a woman walking along a the edge of the bay...

Date: 1950-08-17 

Description: Three students and two adults are shown making arrangements for the chartering of a bus to take Madison high school students on a chaperoned trip to Green...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Madison original Fire Station No. 3 (1902-1954), 1217 Williamson St. The driver is Albert Fell. Standing are George Eichman, Ole Johnson, and Ed Heick.

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Corben Christening

Date: 1932-08-12 

Description: RKO motion picture actress Raquel Torres christening the new model airplane manufactured in Madison by Orland Corben. Corben had flown the airplane that br...

Date: 1952-09-11 

Description: Bill Mickle, left, and Edwin Smythe pose with the motorcycle on which they traveled to Fairbanks, Alaska on a recently completed 12,000 mile summer vacatio...

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Monona Bay Bathers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: People swimming and diving in Monona Bay near the Brittingham Park bath house. The railroad causeway is in the background.

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Suhr Building

Date: 1931-11-25 

Description: This building on the corner of Main Street (to the left) and King Street (to the right) was built for John J. Suhr and designed by John Nader. Here it hous...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Madison fire fighters with W.H. Rogers Company horse-drawn wagon in front of the old Central Fire Station, 10 South Webster Street.

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Texaco Racing Boat

Date: 1929-09-28 

Description: Texaco racing boat on display at a service station, 632 University Avenue.

Date: 1952-09-25 

Description: Ohio Republican Senator Robert A. Taft and his convention floor manager, Madison's Thomas E. Coleman, are shown at Truax municipal airport standing by the...

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University Circus

Date: 1913-12-15 

Description: A horse-drawn wagon, filled with University of Wisconsin students dressed as clowns, proceeds along a Madison street as part of a parade. Spectators line...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View across open lawn towards the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street, with the YMCA (on the left), and Lake Mendota in the background on the Uni...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall and the neighborhoods west of Bascom Hall including University Heights.

Date: 1933-11-11 

Description: Four men pose with their dog and hunting trophies--moose, deer, bear, and fish hanging in the farmyard.

Date: 1954-07-12 

Description: The East Washington Avenue bridge was chosen as the point where a simulated atom bomb struck Madison during a civil defense test, unbeknownst to four canoe...

Date: 1905 before

Description: View across water towards Robert Lamp's cottage, Rocky Roost, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Lamp's four nieces are posed on the balcony, on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Conklin Ice House employees posing on a loading dock in front of the ice house on Lake Mendota. Wagons are parked on the left and...

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Description: Six circular images of people in various outdoor activities on a glass plate negative from the Stirn Concealed Vest Camera. One is of a long, porch; one of...

Date: 1939-10-19 

Description: Intersection of Grand and University Avenues, looking north from Grand Avenue, with a barn, Madison Nehi Company (Royal Crown Cola), 2600 University Avenue...

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Description: Five circular images on a glass plate negative from the Stirn Concealed Vest Camera, with one spot unexposed. Starting on the left is: view from shoreline...

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