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Erdman Prefab

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Description: Alternative view of the Van Tamlen House, an example of Erdman #1, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed prefabricated home marketed by Marshall Erdman.

Date: 1937-05-08 

Description: Four men standing next to an Iron Country Liquor Co. truck parked in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The sign on the side of the truck reads "Cream...

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: View of University Avenue, looking east. At this time, University Avenue was United States Highway 12.

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Pierce Home

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, built about 1857.

Date: 1953-10-08 

Description: Display of Research Products Corporation Filter Fry frying pan covers in a grocery cart.

Date: 1913 after

Description: This photocopy map shows plots with owners' names, land use both commercial and agricultural, and lot outlines on University land. Lake Mendota is labeled...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

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Campaign Sign

Date: 1930-11-03 

Description: Campaign sign "Hammersley for governor" on automobile door with an unidentified man, possibly a Mr. Cranefield, posed next to it.

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1951-07-18 

Description: Soap Box Derby Entrant, 11-year-old Johnny Huseboe, behind the wheel of a fire truck at No. 5 fire station, 2137 Atwood Avenue, along with four fire fighte...

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Pinckney Street

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Description: Elevated view down Pinckney Street on the capitol square. Pinckney Street, about 1865 from the corner of East Main and South Pinckney looking toward Lake M...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol down State Street to Main Hall (later Bascom Hall), the University of Wisconsin and beyond. Entitled "Views of the c...

Date: 1924 after

Description: This pictorial map focuses on the Madison Isthmus, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, and shows points of historical interest, buildings, parks, and I...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across street towards the buildings on South Pinckney Street. The fence surrounding Capitol Park is on the left. The businesses have signs in their wi...

Date: 1928-10-03 

Description: A crane and other machinery are used in the construction of the Wisconsin Power and Light building, 122 West Washington Avenue.

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Sailboat "Halcyon"

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards four men wearing suits and hats sitting in a sailboat.

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Park Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, located on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1953-06-20 

Description: Newlyweds Joan Marie Holm and Peter Byrd Smith in a car following the wedding service at First Baptist church.

Date: 1928-06-11 

Description: Electric Refrigeration Sales Company with salesforce and two trucks with signs "Frigidaire, Nokol, Hardinge, Aetna oil burners". The company is located at...

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