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Date: 1949-03-21 

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol, showing Pinckney Street side of the Square, looking down East Washington Avenue. Buildings include the Belm...

Date: 1965-01-29 

Description: Cars are moving through the three new drive-in teller windows at the rear of the Bank of Madison, 1 West Main street. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: 1922 Pumper Fire Truck at old Fire Station No. 2 (1921-1966), 301 N. Broom Street. Firemen (l to r) Harold Muenkel, Charles White, Alex Cohn, Lt. Wilber K...

Photograph

DDT Application

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men pumping DDT from a tank on the back of a truck to be sprayed into a field.

Photograph

Bowman Dairy Truck

Date: 1932-09-14 

Description: New "stand-drive" Bowman dairy truck.

Photograph

AAA & Schultz Truck

Date: 1937-02-17 

Description: Tow truck of Gil & Ray Schultz parked in front of American Automobile Association office at 724 University Avenue. On the truck is a sing that reads, "Thi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Perspective view of an unidentified street paved with gravel, with the photographer's silhouette. There is a house on a hill on the right, and more houses...

Photograph

University Drive

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A wooded view of University Drive.

Photograph

Truax Barracks Fire

Date: 1948-11-06 

Description: Truax barracks building where a kerosene explosion and fire fatally burned Mrs. Walter (Dorothy) Alburn, and seriously burned her husband and two of their...

Photograph

Crashed Automobile

Date: 1948-07-31 

Description: Crashed automobile on tow truck, with traffic officer, Russell Klitzman, and deputy sheriff, Eldon Johnson, viewing the car.

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Description: A Gisholt Manufacturing Co. factory worker, wearing protective glasses, is using a wheel to position a large cauldron for pouring molten metal into a mold...

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

Date: 1945-04-17 

Description: The view east down the 1200 block of Williamson Street taken for Continental Casualty. Buildings include the Flesch Grocery, 1209 Williamson Street; Fire...

Date: 1970-03 

Description: View from intersection of Texaco Station and sign located at 448 Park Street owned by Gerald Tifft.

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.

Date: 1939 

Description: A woman standing on her doorstep buys bread from a deliveryman. His truck is parked in the driveway. Text on the truck reads "Capitol Bakers, 'Right' to yo...

Date: 1947-10 

Description: Eddie Peabody with his new Lincoln Continental, receiving the title from Lucien S. Hanks, general manager of Kayser Motors, Inc., 1501 Monroe Street. Eddie...

Date: 2014-06 

Description: View of a woman sitting on one of three benches at the Sunset Point Overlook in Hoyt Park. In the background three cars are parked facing the stone wall of...

Date: 1931-05-15 

Description: A streetcar was knocked off the tracks in an accident with an automobile at the corner of Mills and Drake Streets.

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Description: A Greyhound Cruiser is parked in the snow, waiting for parts at the Greyhound station on Brearly Street where Lewis Arms was employed. Arms called this one...

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