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Claridge Hotel

Date: 1963-03 

Description: Claridge Hotel at 333 West Washington Avenue. It was built in 1927 and demolished in 1980 to make way for the new Jackson Clinic building and parking ramp.

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Ott House

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: An interior view of the John George Ott home, 754 Jenifer Street, built in 1873. Ott, a Swiss immigrant, served as an alderman and county supervisor.

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Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

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Rocky Roost

Date: 1905 before

Description: Rocky Roost, the Lamp family cottage, located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota, decorated for a party. Shown from the left are Matilda Lamp Lueder...

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Mapleside

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Mapleside, 3500 University Avenue. This historic home was later demolished.

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Historical Society

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society from the Armory.

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Description: Outdoor portrait of a young dark-haired woman standing in front of the of a building near a screen door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. participating in a ceremony in front of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin with a large group of Boy Scouts and Boy Scout lead...

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Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

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Valley House

Date: 1909 

Description: Two men stand on the sidewalk in front of a boardinghouse [?]. A man and a dog sit on the porch of the Valley House.

Date: 1904 before

Description: A view of the tree-lined walkway leading up to the entrance of the Capitol building.

Date: 1950-02-06 

Description: Exterior view of the George Kaeser residence, 5725 Old Middleton Road. The home features a Sauk City stone exterior and natural woods, linking the hillside...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gothic Revival residence located at 150-152 Center Street.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the new wing, added in 1912, to Madison General Hospital (all demolished). Madison General Hospital merged with Methodist Hospital and...

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Marburg Apartments

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Description: The Marburg Apartments at 124 W. Dayton Street.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Aerial view of upper campus on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Typewritten labels mark the location of Elizabeth Waters Hall, New Commerce Building, L...

Date: 1948-04-09 

Description: Wisconsin-Felton Sporting Goods, 29 W. Main Street, display window featuring National Baseball Week April 3-10.

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Gilmore Residence

Date: 1908 

Description: Gilmore-Weiss home, located at 120 Ely Place. The house also known as the "airplane house" was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1948-09-15 

Description: Madison's Central Fire Station, 18-20 South Webster Street. On the left is the adjacent alley and the back of the Tenney Building.

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