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Hess Barrel Company

Date: 1927-06-14 

Description: Loading barrels into a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad car behind the Hess Barrel Company (cooperage) at about 1950 Atwood Avenue. Stacks of oak barrel...

Date: 1940-07-27 

Description: View of businesses located on West Main Street on the Capitol Square. These include Feltons at 29 West Main Street, Forbes Meagher Music at 27 West Main St...

Photograph

Mobil Gas Station

Date: ????-06-15 

Description: Night view of Robert Blossom's Mobil gas station, 3702 East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Includes the Mobil red horse sign on a pole.

Date: 1954-03-05 

Description: An automobile parks in front of a Trachte building at King's Korner used car lot, 1102 East Washington Avenue. King's Korner is owned by King Motors Incorp...

Photograph

Security State Bank

Date: 1927-03-27 

Description: Security State Bank, 1965 Atwood Avenue with a street light in the foreground. The Gem Theater, later known as the Palace Theater, 1953 Winnebago Street,...

Photograph

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.

Date: 1944-11-10 

Description: Madison branch of the Filmite Oil Corporation building (a Trachte metal building), located at 828 East Main Street. Also pictured is W.K. Wilson, warehous...

Photograph

Trailer Camp Flood

Date: 1948-02-26 

Description: Flood at the University of Wisconsin-Madison East Hill Trailer Camp, located at 451 North Midvale Boulevard, south of University Avenue. Several men are sh...

Photograph

Madison High School

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Madison High School (later known as Central High School, demolished), 210 Wisconsin Avenue, designed by Cass Gilbert and built in 1908.

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: A University of Wisconsin rowing crew prepares for a workout in the Yahara River aboard a scull. Trachte metal boat houses line the shore at right, and the...

Historical Essay

Madison Style Ice Boat Model

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Madison Style ice boat model built by the Bernard family, c. 1917, rebuilt 1977. (Museum object #1983.292)

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Droster Grocery and Filling Station at 1438 Sherman Avenue with a car at the pumps.

Photograph

Silver Spring

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...

Date: 1950-05-13 

Description: Three teenage girls carrying shovels on their shoulders cross a wooden foot bridge. More than 150 Madison high school pupils recruited through the Madison...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Partial composite panoramic view of the north side of the 600 block of State Street. Businesses include: MacNeil and Moore (women's clothing) and The Tower...

Date: 1951-07-08 

Description: Four people in foreground overlooking two storm damaged large trailer homes, one piled on top of another. They and the trailers are at Elver Trailer Mart...

Date: 1939 

Description: Cart built by Ideal Body Co. for dairy industry for use at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: View of the set-up for the reviewing and bandstands of the Wisconsin State Centennial celebrations on the corner of Monona Avenue and Main Street of the Ca...

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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

Photograph

Newsstand

Date: 1939-01-21 

Description: Newsstand in the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific railway depot, 644 West Washington, displaying soft drinks, tobacco products, and reading materials...

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