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Brake Testing

Date: 1930-08-05 

Description: A worker tests the brakes on a car at Schultz Battery, Tire and Supply Company, 1336 Regent Street, while another man watches.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A girl on a rocking chair holds a rabbit, and a boy and a woman stand in the background. The boy rests his hand on a dogs head; the dog is lying on a love...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Children standing on barrels in front of Droster Grocery and Filling Station at 1438 Sherman Avenue, run by Red Whitney. The children are Whitney's nieces...

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Description: Buildings on Pinckney Street, including the U.S. Hotel building and a carriage manufacturer. John S. Fuller's studio, "Fullers Temple of Art" was located i...

Date: 1930-09-06 

Description: Streetcar advertising the Marx Brothers in "Animal Crackers" at the RKO Capitol Theatre.

Date: 1895 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad train at the old station, 640 West Washington Ave., with snowplow at the old depot. Engineer James F. Mills is i...

Date: 1933-03-05 

Description: Train-car crash scene. Shows demolished automobile and large group of onlookers at Milwaukee Road, Fair Oaks railroad crossing. The driver, Miss Lena Schm...

Date: 1930 

Description: Lower left hand corner reads: "Compliment of the Madison Association of Commerce MADISON The Four Lake City WISCONSIN". Around the perimeter of the map is...

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Description: Corner of King, Main, and Pinckney streets looking toward Lake Monona. The Bank of Madison is in the foreground.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

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Fair Oaks Streetcar

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An open streetcar labeled Fair Oaks sitting near Forest Hills Cemetery, which was then the end of the line. The motorman has been identified as Jack Schwen...

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Waters Motors Inc.

Date: 1934-10-12 

Description: Waters Motors, Inc., 802 East Washington Avenue at the corner of North Livingston, taken from across the street.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: South Blair and East Main Streets.

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers crossing the street at the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27 East Main Street.

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Burke Depot

Date: 1938 

Description: The Burke Depot during the move to the Droster store location. Built in 1884, it had been located on the Northeast corner of Burke and Felland Road.

Date: 1950-04-15 

Description: Fisherman Roy "Chubby" Goodlad is shown at the open trunk of his car loading in fishing poles, a tackle box, and hip waders in preparation for the opening...

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Pierce House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Pierce home, at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Date: 1906 

Description: This map shows shows streets, subdivisions, railroads, places of interest including the State Capitol, the University of Wisconsin, Camp Randall, Henry Vil...

Date: 1948-09-07 

Description: The University of Wisconsin football team shown boarding an airplane at Truax Field for a trip to Oakland, California, to play the University of California...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A machine and repair shop, 228 East Main Street, shows an example of the Dutch style front. The shop was originally the Frank J. Fleckenstein residence.

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