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Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: A crowd looks on as boys in derby cars await the start of the Madison Soap Box Derby at the starting gate on East Gorham St.

Photograph

The Phillips Family

Date:  ca.

Description: The members of the Phillips family stand on the lawn outside of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red).

Date: 1975-04-20 

Description: Exterior view of the University of Wisconsin Primate Center at 1220 Capitol Court. This functionalist style features stone awnings and separated stone pane...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street in Deerfield. Handwritten note: "Dear Ella: May you have a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. M.A.E."

Painting

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: This is an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "Meinhard, Madi...

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior view of the house at 1513 Hooker Avenue. The home was built by Willard Droster.

Photograph

Capitol Fire

Date: 1904-02 

Description: A crowd watches as a stream of water is trained on the south wing of the burning third Wisconsin State Capitol. The Centennial Fountain, with a winter cove...

Date: 1926 

Description: Exterior view of the French Battery and Carbon Company office building.

Photograph

The Park Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...

Date: 1960-11-07 

Description: Service league members of Christ Presbyterian Church prepare their "Home for the Holidays" tour, boutique, and bake sale. Many of the items to be shown in...

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Description: Graphic depiction of the MG&E plant showing stacks releasing smoke into the air. Text reads "FIGHT! the MADISON GAS & ELECTRIC rate increase".

Date: 1936-11-19 

Description: Night view of the Madison Theatre at 111 Monona Avenue. Two women are in the box office. The marquee reads "Premiere Opening Day." Jimmy Dodge's restaurant...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the east facade of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of exterior of Trailer Truck and Body Co. repair services. Four men are posed in front of garage. One man is wearing a suit, the others wear work clot...

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the North Blair Street area.

Date: 1957-07-28 

Description: Elevated view of the starting ramp for the Madison Soap Box Derby on East Washington Avenue, including the first block of South Butler Street. Van Steiner...

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Description: Picnic Point from University drive, currently known as Observatory Hill. There are orchards in the foreground.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...

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,...

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