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Photograph

Eagle Heights

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Elevated view of faculty housing project, under construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east between Second and Third streets. City Hall is visible in the left center background. Signs and billboards dot several buildin...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Three people work on a community construction project. All three support a beam while the man in the foreground hammers a nail into it.

Date: 1955-07-29 

Description: Interior of sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 South Owen Drive, during construction.

Photograph

Cement Mixing Truck

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Close-up of the back end of a cement truck.

Date: 1927-04-02 

Description: Capitol Theatre at 211 State Street. Entrance under construction is between Fred W. Kruse Co. and Peoples Clothing Co. stores.

Date: 1913 

Description: Workmen stand atop and in front of the remnants of the last remaining wing, the North Wing, of the third Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man looks at the construction of the World Trade Center.

Date: 1943-08-16 

Description: Five indigenous workers balance on timbers while building the framing for a roof on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New G...

Date: 1929-10-09 

Description: A Chicago & North Western Railroad Bucyrus crane installing a large tank at a Carbide & Carbon Chemicals Company Pyrofax plant, at 130 Fair Oaks Avenue.

Date: 1919-05-05 

Description: Workers preparing the power house for the addition of a 1250 k.w. turbo generator. A man in the foreground is taking a drink of water from a pail. Benham w...

Photograph

Space Inc. House

Date: 1950-06-06 

Description: Advertising photograph for a housing contractor company called Space Inc. Pictured is a house at 3903 Nicholas Road built by Space Inc. contractor Ivan D....

Historical Essay

The First Madison Lodgings

From Under a Tree to Madison's Most Popular Lodge

Discover the story surrounding the planning and construction of the first building erected in Madison.

Date: 1952-09-18 

Description: Drawing of Findorff Lumber & Supply Company building, 601 West Wilson Street.

Date: 1927-06-03 

Description: An interior view of the Capitol Theatre auditorium and balcony under construction.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lumber, wheelbarrows, a screen for sifting sand, and portions of scaffolding clutter the area around a new addition to the rear of the Hotz residence. Ther...

Date: 1948-11-17 

Description: Construction scene of the Canada Dry Bottling Company building at 3396 University Avenue. Frenchy's restaurant is in the background.

Date: 1929-03-28 

Description: Scaffolding rises up the walls of the University Avenue National Bank, 905 University Avenue, with an unusual traffic signal in the intersection.

Date: 1930-03-12 

Description: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House frame under construction, with novoid corkboard being installed on the south bleachers of Camp Randall in t...

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

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