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Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Catholic Church, which is a stone building. Includes a tall steeple a cross on top. Narrow, pointed arched windows are on t...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...


Building Demolition

Date: 1994-09 

Description: Crowd looks on as crew demolishes building across street.

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Elevated view from building of informal Armistice Day street parade at an intersection of the downtown area. They are celebrating the conclusion of the fir...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1934-04-04 

Description: Street map of the city of Milwaukee and surrounding communities at a scale of 1 inch to 1200 feet.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a square in the central business district. A cable car runs down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are parked a...

Date: 2013 

Description: Map is the most extensive endeavor to date to accurately locate and document both prehistoric place names and natural features of the Menominee language wi...


Bird's Eye View

Date: 1913 

Description: Elevated view with a church in the foreground surrounded by dwellings.


Description: Street view showing horse-drawn wagons and excavations for underground utility (?) repairs.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: This photograph was likely taken by the International Harvester Overseas Division for promotional purposes. It shows students wearing school uniforms and h...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view over the heads of a group of African Americans standing in a line on the sidewalk in front of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store towards...


The Olson's Rooms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Olson's Rooms hotel, with an arched awning over the entrance, and a driveway on the right. There are benches near a stone building on...

Date: 1712 

Description: Engraved double-hemispherical world map by Moll, included in his atlas The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and st...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of an unidentified man leaning on a country fence. There appear to be two dogs at his feet.

Date: 1965 

Description: Street corner with old Dolly Madison Dairies buildings.

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