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Photograph

New Parking Lot

Date: 1957-07-15 

Description: Cars park in a new parking lot at the former site of Washington School at 217 North Broom Street.

Photograph

Madison Home Show

Date: 1950-09-15 

Description: Madison's first home show in thirteen years was officially opened by Acting Manager George Forster when he cut the ribbon at the entrance to the exhibit ar...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This photostat map was probably originally created in 1835 and shows in addition to private claims, mills, roads, and trails. Green Bay and the Fox River a...

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Map or Atlas

City Plans for Cornell

Date: 1867 

Description: Drawn map showing planned development of Cornell, including a couple of schools, Oakwood cemetery, the public square, and several bridges and dams.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This photocopied map shows private claim owners, buildings, and land use in 1818. Insets show Fort Howard and the caption reads: "A view of the Fox River...

Date: 1874 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, railroads, and roads. The map was compiled by the civil engineer and city surveyor agent H.I....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...

Date: 1998-03 

Description: "Village officials help kick off Valley Estates Subdivision."

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Recently constructed residential housing as viewed from a hill. A fence is in the foreground. Porches, backyards, and small garages lead down to the Villag...

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: One of the houses in the Parade of Homes is built with a carport. This house was designed by H.E. Postweiler.

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: More than twelve people in their Sunday clothes gather in an open lot at Gilbert Road and Tolman Terrace to note the start of construction of their church...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Kohler

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The plan of Kohler.

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Description: View from a high point of a house in Cassville surrounded by bluffs, trees and farmland. Railroad tracks run between the crops and the trees, and the river...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell Real Estate Ad

Date: 1855 

Description: Advertisment of Leonard J. Farwell from the 1855 Madison City Directory for the real estate property he had for sale. At the time Farwell was the largest...

Date: 1901 

Description: Thirteen unfinished houses in a row, on the horizon of a field.

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