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Description: Ted LaValley, University of Wisconsin student and veteran, his wife Marie, and their 2 week old daughter JeanAnn. They are living in the University of Wisc...
Description: Strand Theater, with marquee advertising Warner Baxter and Carol Lombard in "The Arizona Kid", and Collyer's Pharmacy, Kinney Shoes, and a Heinz billboard.
Description: Kenneth R. Colwell, a social worker with the Wisconsin State Department of Public Welfare, Division of Mental Hygiene, bought the abandoned Twin Valley sch...
Description: A close-up view of tall grass stalks in a field, with trees beyond.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall and the neighborhoods west of Bascom Hall including University Heights.
Date: date unknown
Description: Waist-up profile portrait of John Cato, a Shriner, seated in Sid Boyum's kitchen. Cato is wearing a top hat, Shriner medallions, and a collar.
Description: Four men pose with their dog and hunting trophies--moose, deer, bear, and fish hanging in the farmyard.
Description: Three flags are presented to the Brownie troops at Schenk School by members of the American Legion Auxiliary. Madelynn Suthers, president of the auxiliary...
Description: The East Washington Avenue bridge was chosen as the point where a simulated atom bomb struck Madison during a civil defense test, unbeknownst to four canoe...
Date: 1952-02-01 ca.
Description: A woman sits on a table in an office, possibly examining tax rolls.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Madison High School (later known as Central High School, demolished), 210 Wisconsin Avenue, designed by Cass Gilbert and built in 1908.
Description: Members of the Madison Central High School committee plan the annual Student Council Faculty Tea. Seated are, left to right, Miss Elizabeth Ritzmann, advis...
Description: Phi Sigma Delta Christmas formal in the Crystal Ballroom at the Loraine Hotel, 119 West Washington Avenue.
Description: A horse grazes near Native American burial mounds on the Dividing Ridge between Lakes Monona and Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The mounds, and the ridge th...
Description: Aerial view looking east along Madison's Lake Mendota shoreline. The large building under construction at center is Carroll Hall, a University of Wisconsi...
Date: 1891-11-05 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...
Description: Presentation of plaque awards at the annual meeting of the United Community Chest. At left are two plaque recipients, Eugene Kobey of Wisconsin Land Title...
Description: Mendota Yacht Club members pose with their trophies at the Yacht Club's annual banquet, held at Maple Bluff Country Club, 500 Kensington Drive.
Date: 1905 before
Description: View across water towards Robert Lamp's cottage, Rocky Roost, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Lamp's four nieces are posed on the balcony, on the...
Description: R & W Root Beer stand, at East Washington Avenue and Thornton Avenue.
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