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Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Soap Box Derby race cars line up while participants and spectators look at the cars. Madison's Derby was held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wi...

Date: 1925-08-12 

Description: C.B. (Chandler Burnell) Chapman, a good friend of Stanley Hanks from their college days, posing while sitting on a bench on the dock before his swim across...

Photograph

Madison Snowstorm

Date: 1947-01-30 

Description: Winter scene of Robert Ernst, 207 West Washington Avenue, an airport weather communications employee, trying to shovel his car out of a snow drift.

Photograph

Veterans Housing

Date: 1947 

Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".

Date: 1947-11-20 

Description: Madison Free Library, 206 North Carroll Street. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Madison Public Library...

Date: 1926 

Description: A group of women and children sit at a picnic table at the Black Bridge Boat Livery off Highway 12. Behind them is a building with a screened porch facing...

Date: 1876 before

Description: Elevated view of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which is located on a hill near Lake Mendota. A winding drive leads up to the hous...

Photograph

Auto Shop Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three men standing in front of vehicles inside Theodore O. "Ted" Helleckson's first automobile repair shop in Madison, the West Side Garage, at 621 Univers...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Chicago & North Western railroad station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, built in 1910. The Wisconsin Wagon Company, 115 South Blair Street...

Date: 1947-11-25 

Description: Lowell Frautschi, Vice President Frautschi's Furniture Store, speaking at a hearing on the possibility of putting West Washington Avenue under the Chicago,...

Date: 1951-07-12 

Description: Friday the 13th joke: "Friday the 13th won't come 'til they tear out the parking meters around the square and put in these babies, huh?" He was figuring on...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Two men installing a KAYSER'S banner on the side of the WFOW radio station truck for the Kayser safety parade on East Washington Avenue. The parade is part...

Date: 1832 

Description: Hand-drawn map in two parts of the route of Governor J.D. Doty. Probably made by Doty in 1832 as a result of his travels with Alexander J. Center.

Date: 1932-08-29 

Description: Giles Hanson seated in his racing car in front of a gas station with Purol Pep gas pumps.

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon boat) which is powered by an automobile. There is a man standing on a pier on the left watchin...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View from street of the First National Bank and Central Wisconsin Trust Company in the 100 block of South Pinckney Street. Other businesses include the Cho...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: The Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wisconsin State Capitol. Shown are two racers coming down the hill with the crowd along...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View along curb towards a man crouching in the street to add air to a tire from the pump in front of the Schoelkopf Ford dealership at 212 E. Washington Av...

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East Wilson Street

Date: 1946-01-08 

Description: View down middle of East Wilson Street at the center of South Hancock looking Northeast, taken at site of Reynolds Bus accident. Businesses shown include D...

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