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Observatory Hill

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sundial on a pedestal sits on Observatory Hill, overlooking trees, a rooftop, and part of Lake Mendota.

Date: 1920-02 

Description: Side view of a Bjerk's Grocery wagon parked on a snowy street in front of the shop, which was located at 1 N. Blair Street (at E. Washington Avenue).

Print

Madison View

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: A view of the city of Madison circa 1900 that was used as a letterhead.

Date: 1907 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest. Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and...

Photograph

Traffic Accident

Date: 1934-10-12 

Description: Automobile and truck accident at the corner of Milton Street and West Washington Avenue in the Greenbush neighborhood. A crowd has gathered to observe the...

Date: 1951 

Description: Lewis Arms stands at Brittingham Park holding his infant son Lewis Arms, Jr.

Photograph

Madison Hotel

Date: 1959-07-30 

Description: Madison Hotel, located at 108 North Pinckney, is the oldest building on the Capitol Square and one of Madison's oldest landmarks. It has recently been purc...

Photograph

Machine Shop

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: View down hill of Machine Shop, Electrical Laboratory and Industrial Arts Laboratory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A large smokestack is...

Date: 1946 

Description: Ink drawing of the Governor's Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The stone building features a porch and wrap around balcony.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Hamacher Hotel and Tavern, 302-306 West Mifflin Street, at the intersection of North Henry Street. Its demolition between 1955 and 195...

Date: 1945 

Description: Elevated view over the Agricultural Campus across University Avenue towards Middleton, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Lake Mendota is in th...

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear doorway to the Banjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1941-10-10 

Description: Eight Girl Scouts stand at the edge of Lake Mendota with the Madison skyline in the background at Camp Indianola.

Photograph

Buell Home

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The Buell home, built by Charles E. Buell in 1894, which was called "Buell's Folly" locally.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date: 1899 

Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...

Photograph

Mendota Court

Date: 1947-09-23 

Description: Two cars and a delivery truck parked on Mendota Court. The truck has an advertisement for Camel cigarettes.

Map or Atlas

Madison Sanborn Map

Date: 1902 

Description: Madison Sanborn map, including Langdon and State Streets.

Date: 1948-06-16 

Description: Several members of Local 311, Madison Firemen's union, are posed around Dick Lerwick, whom the union is sponsoring in the 1948 Soap Box Derby. Kneeling Ed...

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