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Girl on Seesaw

Date: 1959-10-29 

Description: Susan Thomsen smiles from high atop a seesaw on a warm October day while playing at Yahara Place Park near her home at 502 Dunning Street. Houses in the ba...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake," "Third Lake" and "La...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

Date: 1909 

Description: Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks,...

Date: 1960-02-23 

Description: Once a year, members of the Shorewood Hills village board and members of the Blackhawk Country Club board of directors get together for a social evening to...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: This is a blue line print map that shows local streets, railroads, local businesses, schools, parks, cemeteries, the airport, the state capitol, the Univer...

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior view of Randall Elementary School with students playing in the yard around the building. A car is parked along the road in front of the school. Ca...

Date: 1958 after

Description: Photograph of a 1958 Chevy driving past Bergmann Prescription and Photo Center, located at 102 King Street. A man and a woman stand on opposite street corn...

Date: 1959-06-19 

Description: More than 20 children sit on decorated bicycles as part of the 200 children who paraded around the square as 1,500 persons watched during the Bicycle Safet...

Date: 1912 before

Description: First O'Dea family home on Park Street. The house may have been built by Thomas Aquinas O'Dea. He and his family lived there until 1911 or 1912, when they...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the north from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1960 

Description: New residential construction on the outer southwest edge of Madison.

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of all Dane County and eastern towns.

Map or Atlas

Madison Wisconsin

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows the western side of Madison, from Nakoma to the capitol. The map is oriented with north to upper right and the scale is indicated by quarter...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...


Loyalty Day Parade

Date: 1918-04-06 

Description: Detail of a group of civilian men in the Loyalty Day parade.

Map or Atlas

Madison Sanborn Map

Date: 1902 

Description: Madison Sanborn map, including Langdon and State Streets.

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.

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