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Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Capital from the shores of Lake Mendota, with two steamboats crossing the lake.

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: The Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wisconsin State Capitol. Shown are two of the more than 100 racers crossing the finish l...

Date: 1952-06-12 

Description: Carl Federman, foreman of the Allen Wrecking Company, stands on the truck being loaded with debris from the razing of the Democrat Printing Company buildin...

Photograph

MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" parked in front of the Hotel Loraine on West Washington Avenue. The YMCA can be seen on the right. The "Trackless...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell.

Date: 1955 

Description: Joe Dottl standing in the Ideal Body Company on Park Street.

Date: 1955-08-31 

Description: Portrait of Robert P. Garvey, a bus driver for the Madison Bus Company, seated behind the steering wheel.

Photograph

Madison Bus Company

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The Madison Bus Company, 166 Fair Oaks Avenue.

Photograph

Freedom Train

Date: 1948-06-24 

Description: Elevated view of the Freedom Train, on the tracks behind the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad station, 644 West Washington Avenue. The Freed...

Date: 1987 ca.

Description: Exterior view from street of the Black Bear Lounge and Taco Grande at 310 North Frances Street. There are three Pepsi logos on the sign.

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Photograph

WIBA Studio Site

Date: 1952-02-16 

Description: View looking east along Regent Street at the corner of Larkin Street. It is the site of the WIBA radio studio.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...

Date:  ca.

Description: A group of men with a horse-drawn vehicle stand outside of the Wisconsin Telephone Company Building, located at 16-18 S. Carroll Street.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The First National Bank, on the corner of North Pinckney and East Washington on the Capitol Square. Horse-drawn carriages are on East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: View of University Avenue, looking east. At this time, University Avenue was United States Highway 12.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...

Photograph

Roundy's Fun Fund

Date: 1959-08-24 

Description: Martha and Betsy Dapin, left, makes the first contribution on Capitol Square for the Roundy's Fun Fund. Standing nearby is Atty. James Geisler, chair of th...

Photograph

The Capital Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of the Capital Hotel at 208 King Street.

Date: 1958-07 

Description: Western Union telegram from Congressman Donald Tewes to Madison's City council and Mayor Ivan Nestingen concerning Madison's petition for release from the...

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