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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking east.

Photograph

Old Water Works

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of the Old Water Works on East Washington Avenue, as seen from Capitol Square.

Photograph

Koecher's Bar

Date: 1950-06-03 

Description: "Koecher's Bar on the northwest corner of Milwaukee St. & Mayville St."

Date: 1925-05-12 

Description: View from street of two men standing near the A.F. Philip & Co. Ltd. storefront. The company was likely an International Harvester dealership. An automobil...

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Description: View down Broadway featuring carriages and automobiles parked near storefronts. Published by Clinton Bowen.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flagpole on a strip of grass in the middle of an avenue. On the right are several horse-drawn vehicles and people parading in the road in front of what app...

Photograph

Boston Branch House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of an International Harvester Company branch building. Large show windows line the first floor along the sidewalk. A large electric sign on t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

Date: 1997 

Description: The steel and reinforced concrete grain elevator built by the Great Northern Railroad at Superior about 1900. This contemporary photograph was taken to acc...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Railroad station.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the white brick John Street Bridge spanning the Fox River. A set of railroad tracks crosses over a section of the bridge. Buildings a...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View uphill of an unpaved Main Street. There is a horse and buggy in the street. A group of men congregate on a sidewalk at the corner.

Photograph

Hile House Hotel

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Description: Exterior view of Hile House Hotel. There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men walk in the street past storefronts on Main Street.

Photograph

Bomb Throwers

Date: 1939-05-09 

Description: Italian gas bomb throwers, wearing their gas masks, riding in a truck during a parade for the anniversary of the founding of the Italian Empire in Rome. Th...

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Photograph

Police Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man walks by the Madison police station, a two-story brick building with corner turret on the corner of South Webster Street. The fire station was across...

Photograph

Bus Fire

Date: 1951-05-01 

Description: A Madison fire truck parks at the scene of a Greyhound bus fire at the corner of East Main Street and South Pinckney Street in front of the S.S. Kresge sto...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

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