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Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: View from behind of a soap box racer in the starting gate at the top of the E. Gorham Street hill between N. Butler and N. Pinckney Streets. A man with a f...

Photograph

Golf Central

Date: 2004-03-12 

Description: "This is Golf Central. They are located North of Oshkosh, at 5850 Highway 45." The signboard notes their Friday night fish fry.

Photograph

Circus Parade

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of circus parade with "UNITED STATES" tableau wagon passing through a crowded street intersection.

Photograph

East Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down East Main Street featuring Mansion Hotel and The Turf Saloon, both rebuilt after the 1905 fire which destroyed the entire block.

Date: 1946 

Description: An International Harvester parade float in the Golden Jubilee celebration parked alongside a road. The text on the side of the float reads, "Motor Transpor...

Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: A crowd watches as soap box derby cars get ready for a race and men check over the cars. A sign over the road reads, "Free Shellubrication" for Derby Entra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women posed standing in a garden, shading their eyes. On the left is probably Sarah Spaulding Castle. On the right is probably Maud Cooper, the sister of a...

Photograph

Harness Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four men and their horses harness racing down a road, with crowds of spectators on the sides, during a county fair in southwestern Wiscons...

Date:  

Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...

Date: 1985-09 

Description: "Theresa Lions Tractor Pull."

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Date: 1928-07-05 

Description: Article entitled "Several Indian Families Now Encamped at Frost's Woods, Ancient Camp Site" about Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians camping on the shores of Lak...

Date: 1957-07-28 

Description: Elevated view of the starting ramp for the Madison Soap Box Derby on East Washington Avenue, including the first block of South Butler Street. Van Steiner...

Map or Atlas

Highway Map, Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: Shows Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, and parts of Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Walworth, and Racine counties. Includes indexes of "Cities, Town...

Date: 1919-05-21 

Description: Elevated view of street entertainment, with crowds, dancing and band concert to welcome home Wisconsin National Guard, 3d Regiment, Company H, after servic...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 500 block of State Street. Businesses include: (on Gilman Street) Wolf Kubley and Hirsig Toys, Hair House...

Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: Seventy-six derby car drivers march behind leader Frankie Meyers on East Gorham St. during the Soap Box Derby Parade of Youth.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Photograph

Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1948-01-20 

Description: George E. Koehler, son of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Koehler, 109 Chestnut Street, won a trip to Washington, D.C., for his bird watching and bird census work. He is...

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