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Wisconsin State Capitol from 200 Block of State Street

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DESCRIPTION

A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes storefronts, theater marquees, traffic, and pedestrians.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 1892

Creation Date: 1939 

Creator Name: Hone, Harold N.

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Hone, Harold N., 1892-1970 : Photographs, ca. 1936-1940

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (W821)65

Original Dimensions: 5 x 4 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of a larger collection of images by Harold N. Hone, taken for the Writer's Program to be used as illustration for Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State. The records of this WPA-sponsored project are housed at the Society, together with 679 negatives, most created by Harold N. Hone. By the 1930s, Hone was one of Madison's best portrait photographers. Home's images express a powerful and positive view of Wisconsin with a more personal view - peaceful and expansive - producing in his photo an almost idyllic vision, not only of the rural landscape but also of city streets, industrial plants, and recreational activities.

SUBJECTS

Architecture

Architecture, Classical

Automobiles

Billboards

Central business districts

Cities and towns

City traffic

Economics

Human settlements

Land use

Land use, Urban

Marquees

Outdoor photography

Pedestrians

Persons

Selling

Signs and signboards

Signs and symbols

Storefronts

Theaters

Transportation

Wisconsin State Capitol

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Reference Details

Location: Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin


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