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Photograph

Retreaded Tires

Date: 1937-10-21 

Description: Two men compare a large retreaded General tire against a worn out tire at a Diamond gas station.

Date: 1949-03-23 

Description: Madison streets, Lansing Street off of Milwaukee Street, are being repaved. Homes along Lansing are: 18 Lansing Street, 21 Lansing Street, 17 Lansing Stree...

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: 1944-09-05 

Description: Horse caretaker, Matt Marty, shown with Prince, one of the horses used to pull milk delivery wagons for Kennedy-Mansfield Dairy Company, 101 North Lake Str...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...

Date: 1929-07-13 

Description: 23 trucks and cars in a parade celebrating the completion of the take over of the Capitol Oil Company by Texaco, located at 919 East Main Street.

Photograph

Sigma Chi House

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of house at 630 N. Lake Street. Robert C. Spencer, architect. The Armory and University of Wisconsin-Madison Boathouse are behind an...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Line-up of Ford cars and trucks for the Kayser safety parade in the 700 block of East Washington Avenue. The banner on the lead car reads "Enter Ford's $10...

Photograph

American House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men are in a carriage in front of a Madison hotel known as both the Flom Hotel and the American House. The Flom Hotel, built in 1865, was located on t...

Photograph

Truax Field

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Truax Field, now also called Dane County Regional Airport. In addition to commercial flights, Truax Field is also home to the Army Nation...

Date: 1938 

Description: Architectural drawing of the Sunset Village neighborhood on the West side of the city of Madison. The poster description reads: A proposed master plan for...

Date: 1947-12-18 

Description: Two postal employees of the Madison post office, 215 Monona Avenue, sorting heaps of packages in carts at Christmas. Pictured from left are clerks Fred Boy...

Date: 1873 

Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...

Date: 1932-08-13 

Description: A "RKO Greater Show Season" truck with signs promoting a show at the RKO Orpheum theater, a calliope and two men sitting on top, leads a parade of automobi...

Date: 1950-01-13 

Description: A new Oldsmobile car on display, probably in the showroom of Pyramid Motor Company Incorporated, 434 West Gilman Street, with a salesman and possible custo...

Date: 1959-05-07 

Description: A car to be awarded to the winner of a limerick contest for the East Side Businessmen Association (ESBMA) festival. Shown with the car are Leo Kronenberg,...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1944-02-29 

Description: View of the Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street, from the Wisconsin State Capitol grounds.

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Description: View from Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument on top of Bascom Hill, and the Wisconsin Sta...

Date: 1951-02-15 

Description: Milton Kneebone, a member of the city street-marking crew, spray-paints street name signs.

Photograph

Railroad Yard

Date: 1914 

Description: Railroad trains and cars parked in a railroad yard.

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