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Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...
Description: Detail of a group of civilian men in the Loyalty Day parade.
Description: Madison Sanborn map, including Langdon and State Streets.
Date: date unknown
Description: Group portrait of an elderly woman and three small children, including an infant. The woman is seated in a chair with the infant on her lap. A boy stands o...
Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...
Description: View down platform toward the Waunakee depot and an arriving train. Freight cars are on the tracks on the left. A group of men are standing on the platform...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...
Description: Nighttime winter scene on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus of Carillon Tower with Social Sciences building in the background.
Description: Elevated panoramic view of the isthmus from campus, looking east. The location of the photographer is unknown, but a railing is in the foreground. The larg...
Description: Bus traveling down Mifflin Street on Capitol Square. Moseleys, Woldenbergs and Walgreen's Drugs can be seen on the right.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Panoramic elevated view to the southeast from the Capitol Square. The Tenney Building appears behind the original first National Bank that was demolished t...
Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing areas at Langdon and Henry Streets, including Lake Lawn Place.
Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.
Description: Photographic postcard of Bowar Bros. Hardware Store. The awning reads, "Hardware, Bowar Bros., Implements, Auto Supplies." Over the large door on the left...
Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen leads the parade of boats that opened the new Tenney Park lock on Saturday morning.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: This map is oriented with the north to the upper right and shows a plat of the area, numbered blocks, lots, and wards, land ownership by name, local street...
Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...
Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...
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