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Date: 1960 

Description: New residential construction on the outer southwest edge of Madison.

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...

Photograph

Morgan L. Martin

Date:  

Description: Morgan L. Martin (1805-1887), Wisconsin lawyer, judge, politician, land speculator, and one of the leading figures in early Wisconsin history. Martin sett...

Date:  

Description: Poster advertising the Elmside lots for summer homes by Lake Monona.

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Photograph

West Towne

Date: 1970-08-28 

Description: An aerial view of West Towne Shopping Center (now West Towne Mall) at Mineral Point and Gammon Roads.

Date: 1952-03-12 

Description: Keen Manufacturing Company, 2661 East Washington Avenue. The photgraph was taken for Richard Beichl, real estate agent, and is the site of the East Madison...

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...

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: 1976 

Description: Aerial view of town, looking west.

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: Houses on the south side of the 2100 block of University Avenue. The address on the entrance at the far right is 2125.

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Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...

Photograph

Suburban Neighbors

Date: 1972-06 

Description: View along the 2700 block of Fish Hatchery Road with billboard advertising residential lots in Tower Hill Park (a development by Llyman McKee and William M...

Historical Essay

The Birth of Lake Delton

Learn about the rise of Wisconsin Dells tourism, and read about the creation and collapse of the manmade river it was founded on. Links to pictures.

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.

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

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: 1970-12-02 

Description: An aerial view of East Towne Shopping Center (now East Towne Mall) looking southeast across East Washington Avenue.

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