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Rustic Bridge

Date: 1893 

Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.


Jacobson Motors

Date: 1938-02-08 

Description: Jacobson Motors garage at 1501 Monroe Street (corner of Regent and Monroe Streets), featuring Pure Oil and Ford automobiles. This view was taken following...

Date: 1939 

Description: Page from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with individual pictures of winners of the Best Gardens competition: George Caravello in...


Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

Date: 1949-03-21 

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol, showing Pinckney Street side of the Square, looking down East Washington Avenue. Buildings include the Belm...

Date: 1939 

Description: Hazy eastern view of the Capitol Heating Plant on East Main Street.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Entrance to the Forest Hill Cemetery, with a streetcar on the righthand side.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue. A portion of the Teckemeyer Candy Company sign is visible on the left.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).


Steam Locomotive

Date: 1935-06-07 

Description: Railroad Week publicity photograph steam locomotive, with girl in cab and railroad worker on engine steps.

Date: 1932-08-18 

Description: View of the Parkway Theatre marquee down West Mifflin Street, and a sign for the "RKO's Greater Show Season and Merchant's Greater Selling Season" on a lam...

Date: 1929-05-26 

Description: Wisconsin Power and Light Co. building, 122 W. Washington Avenue.

Date: 1927-11-28 

Description: View of the 3 F Laundry on the corner of University Avenue and Lake Street, with Holmes Tire, 614 University Avenue, and the Wheeler Conservatory of Music,...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).

Date: 1947-09-05 

Description: The train engineer's view (looking east) of the Illinois Central Railroad crossing at Regent Street, Breeze Terrace, and Little Street, taken one-hundred f...

Date: 1956-08-27 

Description: Edward Northrup (seated) and Jan Macdonald are volunteer sky watchers in the Ground Observer Corps. From the top of the Belmont Hotel, they scan the sky an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.


Bulk Milk Truck


Description: A bulk milk truck is parked in a farm yard near a barn as three men stand by.

Date: 1946 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on isthmus, including the Agricultural campus and men's dormitories. Part of Lake Mendota is in the top right corner...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...

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