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Date: 1925-09 

Description: View of the landscaping on a street median in a residential neighborhood. Dwellings are in the background.

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1925-06 

Description: View from neighborhood sidewalk of suburban residence's front yard, outlined by low hedges.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Mount Horeb from the water tower. Homes and commercial structures dominate the left side of the image, while farmland and newly-develo...

Date: 1925-09 

Description: View of garden landscaping on the Dickenson estate.

Photograph

Turtle Mound

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Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The entrance to the garden framed by a decorative wooden gate.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the stone fountain and grotto at Our Lady of Wisdom Academy. The grotto contains an altar to the Virgin and an alcove at the top contains a stat...

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a bright green and pink trillium. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Dells Paper and Pulp Company factory stands near a dam on the Chippewa River. A bridge, smokestacks, and several other buildings are visible nearby....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of Babcock Memorial Garden on the University of Wisconsin campus with bench.

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...

Photograph

John Nolen

Date:  

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of John Nolen, landscape architect.

Date: 1926-06 

Description: View of climbing plants on trellises along the foundation and porch of a house.

Date: 1927-07-15 

Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Blueprint of the stone seat, outside elevation of Gate "Y", rear of fountain at end of basin, and elevation of Gate "Z" for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock...

Photograph

Rock Terrace

Date: 1973-10-07 

Description: A rock terrace in the yard of a house at 5606 Old Middleton Road.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Park's landscaped park, including pond and footbridge. Two people sit on a bench in the shade on the right. The original caption describes the pa...

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