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Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

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Description: Corner of King, Main, and Pinckney streets looking toward Lake Monona. The Bank of Madison is in the foreground.

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Suhr Building

Date: 1931-11-25 

Description: This building on the corner of Main Street (to the left) and King Street (to the right) was built for John J. Suhr and designed by John Nader. Here it hous...

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Description: View from street of two men standing just inside the open doorway of the storefront. Trunks are displayed on pallets set up on the wooden sidewalk. Dexter...

Date: 1944-11-10 

Description: Madison branch of the Filmite Oil Corporation building (a Trachte metal building), located at 828 East Main Street. Also pictured is W.K. Wilson, warehous...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view from the east end of the East Madison Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad station, 501 East Wilson Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb...

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Looking northwest down Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. Mifflin Street is visible in the foreground, while in the center of the phot...

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Garage Mechanic

Date: 1951-12-26 

Description: A garage mechanic works on a car at Gillespie-Blumer Motors Garage at 802-814 East Washington Avenue.

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Description: A horse and wagon pose in front of Reindl Brothers Groceries and Provisions store at 32 North Bassett Street. Text on the wagon reads, "Cash. Groceries."

Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1954 

Description: S.S. Kresge storefront and Miller's clothing store on Main Street.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A group of men are standing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) which is near a pier on the left. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the fa...

Date: 1948-07-25 

Description: Group portrait of sponsors of the Madison Soap Box Derby competition who will be cheering for champion Frankie Meyers at the international Soap Box Derby c...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Line-up of Ford cars and trucks for the Kayser safety parade in the 700 block of East Washington Avenue. Musicians are in the back of a truck and commercia...

Date: 1949-07-23 

Description: View from behind of a soap box racer in the starting gate at the top of the E. Gorham Street hill between N. Butler and N. Pinckney Streets. A man with a f...

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: The family home of William Henry Rogers on the shore of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1945-05-17 

Description: Martha Akin from Phoenix, Arizona, Audrey Waldschmidt, Bismarck, North Dakota, and Helen Harger, Pontiac, Michigan, are shown plotting a course for a fligh...

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: 1922 Pumper Fire Truck at old Fire Station No. 2 (1921-1966), 301 N. Broom Street. Firemen (l to r) Harold Muenkel, Charles White, Alex Cohn, Lt. Wilber K...

Date: 1932-11-05 

Description: Herbert Hoover stands with Governor Kohler on the back of a train during a campaign visit. The man in the hat holding the rail of the train car is U.S. Sec...

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