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Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women stand on the sidewalk laughing and looking at mannequins in a shop window. A caption on the back of the photograph identifies it as from a "teach...

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Description: Letterhead of Johnson & Melaas, merchant tailors and cloth dealers, "Buyers of wool and Wisconsin leaf tobacco," with an engraving of a waterfront view of...

Date: 1953-09-24 

Description: Merchandise display in Clark's Men's Clothing Store at the new Madison East Shopping Center on East Washington Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street. On the left, there is a Woodhouse and Bartley bank, a hardware store, Greer shoe store, J.B. Ludden general merchandise, a bank, a...

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

Date: 1948-12-15 

Description: Display window at Rundell's, a men's clothing store at 15 East Main Street. The display window is decorated with Christmas wreaths. The display features va...

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of the Pearl Button Company. A man sits in a horse and buggy parked outside the building.

Date: 1958-11-04 

Description: Mrs. Charles Carthright of Oregon was named the winner of "Parade Magazine's" election year contest to name the Republican elephant. Her winning entry was...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The storefront of the J.C. Penney store, 127 Third Street. There are summer clothes, hats, and shoes for men and women in the display windows. There is a h...

Date: 1952-02-02 

Description: A new ladies' wear department opened in The Hub Men's Clothing Store. The new department, featuring coats, suits, dresses, and casual wear, is located on t...

Date: 1918-09-18 

Description: Stalls are set up along Main street for the community fair. A truck with flag decorations is tethered to two lampposts to block off the street. Several peo...

Date: 1975 

Description: Children of unemployed members of the Amalgamated Clothing workers picket with their parents to protest low-wage clothing imports. They carry signs that re...

Date: 1959-01-17 

Description: Burned hangers and shredded clothing hang on four clothing display racks inside the remains of the Robert Hall store after a fire. Three fire fighters are...

Photograph

Miss America

Date: 1930-10-06 

Description: Miss America, Margaret Ekdahl, models a Shirley Lea red dress and black vest at the Burdick & Murray Department Store.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 400 block of State Street. Businesses include: Giuseppe's Pizzeria, a record store, Meuer Photoart House,...

Photograph

Bathing Beauties

Date: 1932-06-17 

Description: Three Fanchon & Marco showgirls model bathing suits at Heller's, 205 State Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electric cable car tracks run down the street and horse-drawn carts can be seen on the right side of the street. Electrical power lines are strung across t...

Photograph

Canal Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view looking down Canal Street, featuring cars, pedestrians, trolleys, and a variety of storefronts.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...

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