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Water Tower

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Water tower near East Washington Avenue, that stood from 1890 to 1920. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the base of the tower.

Photograph

Diamond Gas Station

Date: 1937-05-09 

Description: Two men servicing an automobile at the Lewis D-X Diamond Gas Station, 118 King at Webster Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a supposed Indian "trail tree," on former Mercer's addition or subdivision, now the corner of Elm and Van Hise Streets near Madison West High Schoo...

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 at 1217 Williamson Street, along with their wives, took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game...

Date: 1957-02-27 

Description: Four golfers with stand with their hands in their pockets while watching a fifth golfer, Frank (Moon) Molinaro power off a drive. The other four include, l...

Date: 1916 

Description: Map of all automobile roads out of Madison, compliments of the Madison Board Of Commerce.

Date: 1887 

Description: Exterior of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View from across Park Street taken shortly after completion of new building after f...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map Detail

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the area around North Franklin, North Blair and North Hancock Streets.

Photograph

Hot Water Boiler

Date: 1948-07-12 

Description: One of two new hot water boilers being moved into the basement boiler room of the Hotel Loraine. A special ramp had to be constructed into the basement, an...

Date: 1873 before

Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...

Date: 1946-01-22 

Description: Fire fighters taking five different driving safety tests administered by Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Safety Department employees in Fire Station #1, 18 South W...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The dome is under construction and is just visible over the roof of a commercial building on East Main Street. Signs on the corner building on Main Street...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four women sit on an International Harvester wagon. The women are identified as "Madison Girls," most likely employees at International Harvester's Madison...

Photograph

University Avenue

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of University Avenue and storefronts.

Date: 1954-07-02 

Description: Wisconsin State Journal newspaper carriers travel by bus to attend a Milwaukee Braves versus St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Some of the carriers are sh...

Photograph

Texaco Station

Date: 1929-08-07 

Description: Bondi & Sachtjen Texaco service station, 1462 E. Washington Avenue at Thornton Avenue, with Fuller & Johnson buildings in the background.

Date: 1954-09-05 

Description: Madison Sports Car Club organizers planning a "rallye" (drivers following a secret set of directions to a rally point where all meet for a special event)....

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of people watching a parade coming up the street. A large horse-drawn vehicle is at the front. In the background is a large brick buildi...

Photograph

Water Works Tower

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the Water Tower, located on East Washington Avenue near the Capitol Square.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade. On the street is the University of Wisconsin Bands bass drum on wheels with a depiction of Paul Bunyan on the side. In the bac...

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