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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...

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Automobile Accident

Date: 1951-08-14 

Description: Police investigator Boyd Hustad examines the car which a Chicago couple, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Lee, and two children were riding in when it struck the Runion c...

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: 1955 ca.

Description: View down Monona Avenue, which is now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, toward Lake Monona.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol of State Street looking west, toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Bascom Hall.

Date: 1950-08-23 

Description: Two Madison sisters board a train to travel to out-of-state colleges. Mary Clare Koltes, left, is transfering from the University of Wisconsin to Rollins C...

Date: 1930-05-20 

Description: View of the Montgomery Ward Store, on the corner at 102 N. Hamilton Street.

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: 1936 ca.

Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of State Street looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. The Grand Theatre is in the foreground, on the 200 block of State Street.

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...

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Picnic Point

Date: 1931-05-05 

Description: View across Lake Mendota toward Picnic Point, framed by a willow tree, including a row boat in water.

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