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Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 2012-05-28 

Description: An African-American family poses on the sidewalk for a group portrait, while waiting at the corner of 6th & King Streets, for the Memorial Day Parade. The...

Photograph

Backyard

Date: 1981-04 

Description: Backyard of private residence located on Talmadge Street.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

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Description: Elevated view of Holyoke buildings with Mount Tom in the distance.

Date: 1899 before

Description: View of a marching band parading beneath an decorated arch on Main Street. Onlookers line both sides of the street. American flags fly over the road and fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel, "Christopher Columbus," leaving Chicago. Skyline of Chicago is in background with one building with sign reading Armo...

Date: 1955-08-28 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright standing in the center of a group in the parking lot of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House, a building that he had designed. They...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Butterfield Hotel on Clermont Street.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A girl stands on at the top of some stairs in United Nations Plaza and looks down onto the paved and fenced park. The decorative metal fencing makes geome...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Photograph

Red Gym

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers stand in formation on the lawn in front of the Historical Society. Bicyclists ride by in the foreground. In the background is the University of Wi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Union House Tavern, known as Schulkamp's Corner Saloon, 2601 East Washington Avenue at Milwaukee Street. A group of men are standing on the porch holdi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from road of exterior of house on the H.S. Allen homestead. The house has a widow's walk and a wrap-around porch. There are many large trees on the pr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Summertime view of people at tables on University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union terrace, looking out to canoes and sailboats on the lake. People wear...

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Globe Tavern during Abraham Lincoln's funeral. The tavern was the early home of the Lincoln family. A group of dignitaries are standi...

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Description: Eight elderly women posed between two buildings, probably a backyard.

Date: 1908-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard of a man stepping onto the sidewalk in front of his home. A woman on the porch is watching as he leaves. He is wearing an overcoat an...

Postcard

Main Street

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Description: A view down Main Street with cars parked at an angle in front of storefronts.

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Description: A vintage view and a modern view of downtown businesses, presented as a pair. The views are from the corner of Brodhead and Hudson Streets.

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