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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: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

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.

Photograph

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: An amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin". The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations on an original paintin...

Photograph

Armory Entrance

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of main arched entrance at south side of Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Kelly Lake

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of cottages along Kelly Lake's shoreline, taken from a high vantage point. Given the large size of the two-story structures, they may be hotels or...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women sit inside a row of four Ford Model T's in the parking lot at a fair in Wisconsin. Many of the men wear straw boater hats. Carnival rides, in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a stagecoach which is mounted on a platform in a yard. Some men are sitting inside, while others are standing around in...

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Photograph

Taylor Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Taylor home near Montello.

Date: 1899 before

Description: View of a marching band parading beneath an decorated arch on Main Street. Onlookers line both sides of the street. American flags fly over the road and fr...

Photograph

Railroad Accident

Date:  date unknown

Description: Northwestern Line railroad accident. Railroad cars have fallen off the railroad tracks and the engine car is lying on its side. Both men and women are stan...

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