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Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: A steaming train at the depot platform on a snowy day. A group stands at the platform.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 252-256 West Capitol Drive, this Tudor Revival-style structure was built as a residence in the early 1920s and was altered a few years later by...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Morris Pratt Institute. The roof line has an ornate iron railing running around its perimeter and the railings on the...

Photograph

Scott Street

Date: 1936 after

Description: View of Scott Street looking west. There are automobiles parked on each side of the snowy street, and two men are standing on the corner holding shovels. S...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view from road of a building. Signs indicate that the Post Office and Fire Marshall can be found within. Two automobiles are parke...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View down Main street. Will Brothers Meat Market can be seen on the right corner, and a tinshop is beside it on the left.

Date:  

Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road over railroad tracks towards buildings and dwellings on the left. A family is standing on the stoop of a house in the far background on the...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the construction of the concrete curbs of pit silo, including a wooden form. On the left is a young girl looking out from behind a fence. In the fa...

Photograph

State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of the First Methodist Church. All visible windows are made of stained glass and the highly ornate steeple is partially obsc...

Photograph

Lindbergh's Plane

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The "Spirit of St. Louis," flown by Charles Lindbergh, was the first airplane to fly non-stop from New York to Paris in 1927. Lindbergh returned to Madison...

Photograph

General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along fence line of a rural area. There is a road on the left and farmland on the right. A person is traveling down the road, visible as a blur. In th...

Date: 1923 

Description: Schoelkopf truck with a Fordson tractor on the truck bed is parked outside the Schoelkopf Lincoln Ford Dealership at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. The chur...

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: An illustration depicting an early scene at the wharf in New York City. Many sailing ships can be seen along the left side of the illustration, and "Leeds"...

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: View down an unpaved street. A horse and carriage is tied to a post on the left. A saloon and hotel, and the Park Hotel are located on this street on the r...

Date: 1937-09-22 

Description: A man unloads a bound stack of newspapers from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by "The Sun" newspaper.

Date: 1952 

Description: Aerial view of a North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane flying over the Madison isthmus. Clearly visible are the Wisconsin State Capitol, the 1 West Wilson S...

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