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Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street of an intersection with railroad tracks and a streetlamp hanging from wires. There are storefronts on both sides of the street, and numero...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albument print of the home of Abraham Lincoln decorated for Lincoln's funeral. The home is decorated with bunting across the roof and windows.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Photograph

Parochial School

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road towards the parochial school, which is a two-story brick building with a cross on the steeple. Arched windows are above the entrance. Tree...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hotel is on the left, and the Y.M.C.A. is next door. Across the street is a building with a billboard for the Boston Store, Coca-Cola, and furnished rooms.

Date: 2008 

Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...

Photograph

Old English

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Old English, an estate in a valley setting of the late Mr. Andrew Carnegie. Later, the building was used as St. Stanislaus Novitiate.

Date: 1959-04-04 

Description: U.W. sailors jump gun. These members of the University of Wisconsin Hoofers Club got tired of looking at ice-locked Lake Mendota and hauled their boats to...

Date: 1940 

Description: View from street of the Rivoli Theater in Times Square. There is a large crowd on the sidewalk outside the theater. The marquee says the premiere of the fi...

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Description: Letterhead of Parker's Block and Lyons Block in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a commercial building with three storefronts: John Parker...

Photograph

Titanic Survivors

Date:  date unknown

Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd is gathered on railroad tracks near passenger cars outside Southern Pacific Depot, built in 1880. Published by S. Friedman.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Newspaper engraving of the building at Randolph and Dearborn Streets that served as the McCormick General Office from 1879 to 1885. An American flag flies...

Date: 1963 

Description: An International CO-192 truck leads a 25-piece circus parade through downtown streets. The parade originated at Circus World Museum in Baraboo. Additional...

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Description: Exterior of the Passenger Depot. Front view of building with clock tower, and lawn with trees are visible.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color exterior view of a red brick International Harvester Company branch building. A sign over the door reads, "International Harvester Company of America...

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Description: Elevated view southeast from the courthouse at E. Kilbourn Avenue and N. Jackson Street. The Northwestern Mutual home office building and Chicago and North...

Photograph

Home Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of the "Home Hotel", a two-story wood frame building with a balcony and a porch. Several flowers are planted in the garden and in po...

Photograph

Touching Hands

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Govenor Warren P. Knowles reaches up to touch the hand of a girl at the Lincoln Memorial on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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