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Description: The old fortifications at Fort Monroe, built to defend Hampton Roads and the mouth of the James River. Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here from 1865 to 186...

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Photograph

Victorian Interior

Date:  ca.

Description: View through open front door of entry of home decorated in the Victorian style, including a carved wood stairway and a hall tree bench with a beveled mirro...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Water street, before the fire of the 1880's, from the corner of Fifth avenue, looking east with storefronts and fire engine house.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A map showing the Wisconsin Central Railroad lines in Wisconsin, northern Illinois, eastern Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The area of the map...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. Located on the first floor of the hotel is The Park Hotel Barber Shop.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Madison old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster St. Three men driving horse-drawn ladder trucks in front of Madison Fire Station, 10 S. Webs...

Photograph

Church

Date: 1929 

Description: View across field of front exterior of a stone church. There is a belfry but no steeple. Stained glass windows are at the front, side, and above the entran...

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bluff Street looking east. Pencil notation on this photo; reads "House marked X is my home and is said to be built from stone from Fort Crawford. -A.C."

Photograph

Construction Site

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...

Photograph

Madison Water Works

Date: 1900 

Description: The Madison City Water Works pumping station at the intersection of Gorham and Livingston which provided pressure to the city's mains. A group of people st...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. Horse-drawn carriages can be seen outside stores on the unpaved road.

Date: 1945 

Description: View from street of the storefront of C.O. Johnson Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership.

Photograph

Steinman Residence

Date: 1950 

Description: The Steinman residence, built in 1902, and owned by Christ Yuassi in 1950.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of a large spring on Lake Mendota, to the west of the University of Wisconsin. A man crouches at the edge of the spring and Lake Mendota is visible in...

Postcard

Elks' Club

Date: 1910 before

Description: Building with arched entrance and four stories from across the road. Two buildings are on either side.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this image was made, the structure was occupied by Ben Schau...

Photograph

Clearing Land

Date: 1922-12-18 

Description: A man uses a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor to assist in clearing land in a residential area. Several other men stand in the background holding axes.

Date: 1974-02-10 

Description: Exterior view of a brick building at 461 West Gilman Street, which has the date it was built, 1897, displayed prominently on the front.

Photograph

Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.

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