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Date: 1949 

Description: Landscape architect Jens Jensen and youth from the Madison Youth Council at Glenwood Children's park on their clean-up work day. The park was planned and d...

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.

Date: 1924 

Description: Elizabeth Park in Hartford, Connecticut. View of a small portion of the park's property bordered by plants. The original caption describes it as "well-plan...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of the two-story, wood shingle, lake shore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a swimming pool surround...

Photograph

Hoyt Park Plan

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Frank W. Hoyt Park plan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small shelter built on overhanging rock in the mountains in New York.

Date: 1918 

Description: Lincoln Monument construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Workmen are standing around the perimeter of a large hole while others are dig...

Photograph

Home Garden

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Home garden in a residential neighborhood. Landscaping includes iris and peonies in borders along a driveway, and an arched trellis near the backyard. Orig...

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Backyard garden and fence of farmhouse.

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Photograph

Courtyard Garden

Date: 1928 after

Description: A garden in late summer with dahlias and marigolds at the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. The house, a brick wall and decorative fence encl...

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A brief article describing the new studio of photographer E.B. Trimpey, including photographs of the front and rear of the building. There is a landscaped...

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Description: A girl stands in a shrubbery arch in front of a house, probably the yard and house of the Spaulding family.

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Description: View of water spouting from a pipe sticking out of a pond surrounded by stones on the grounds of Villa Louis. The house and two outbuildings are visible am...

Date: 1950 before

Description: An aerial view of the monastery, showing a complex of buildings, roads, and the surrounding tree-covered property. A walled garden sits between the entran...

Date: 1960-10-06 

Description: A $250 check is presented to Professor C.A. DeDeurwaeder, right, to help with a project aimed at the development of landscaping themes for parks. The grant...

Photograph

Adam's Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Adam's Cottage, surrounded by trees.

Historical Essay

Nolen, John, 1869-1937

Urban Planning in Wisconsin

Learn about the man whose vision as an urban planner helped transform the city of Madison, the state park system, and the University of Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a lawn at the State Normal School accented with a bust and sundial. Trees and various plantings dot the landscape.

Date: 1966 

Description: Cover for the 1966 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two pink lady slipper orchids. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded...

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