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Boy Playing Tennis

Date:  

Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1931 

Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.

Photograph

Fort Dells

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

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Chili Run

Date: 1983-03 

Description: "Runners are poised to take off in the 5 mile Chili Run. There were 197 entrants, some from as far away as Libertyville, IL."

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Children on bikes in Madison's Crestwood neighborhood July 4th parade. In the center is Peter W. Faber (1959-2007) wearing a Mexican cowboy costume, origi...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Photograph

Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.

Date: 1933 

Description: The number 2 green at the Burr Oaks Golf Course.

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A Meadows stone burr grain mill powered by an International Harvester engine grinds wheat into flour at what appears to be an outdoor fair or exhibition. T...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: The racing hill at Derby Downs where the All-American Soap Box Derby championship is held each year. Taken from the Topside area by the parents (Mr. &...

Photograph

Lake Scene

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a lake with a motorboat and distant factories.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...

Photograph

Camp Randall Field

Date: 1906 before

Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall Field from the top of Bascom Hall, with University Heights in the background.

Date: 1951-07 

Description: 1950 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion Warren Slightam about to compete in an exhibition race at the 1951 Madison soap box derby on Gorham Street.

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.

Date: 1940-08-11 

Description: Thirteen year-old James Borden (standing in the middle) of Madison, Wisconsin, the 1940 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, waiting for his turn to...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the grounds of the Wisconsin Conservation Department exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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