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Description: A view down West Main Street at South Carroll Street looking west.

Date: 1933-07-01 

Description: A Northwest Airways crew delivers a bag of airmail to Madison postmaster W.A. Devine. With him, posed in front of the Ford TriMotor, are pilots Elmer Wahl...

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in bushel baskets on Capitol Square during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison, State Capital of Wisconsin, County Seat of Dane County, with inset of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1915-11 

Description: This manuscript blueprint shows streets and includes certifications and registration. The streets running left to right are: Wenonah Drive, Wanda Place, Na...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Orpheum Theater, 113 Monona Ave (now called Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.), from 1908 to 1926. Became the Garrick Theater from 1926 to 1936 and then the n...

Date: 1949-03-08 

Description: Shown examining a "safe-driving agreement" for youthful drivers and their parents are the men who are in charge of the statewide distribution of this aid t...

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U.S. Post Office

Date: 1929-04-28 

Description: View across street towards the U.S. Post Office located at 215 Monona Avenue.

Date: 1951-06-18 

Description: A crowd greets the University of Wisconsin varsity crew as they arrive on a train at the West Washington Avenue railroad station. At top center is crew cap...

Date: 1948-06-11 

Description: Portrait of Carroll "Ky" Ebright, coach of the University of California Golden Bears varsity rowing team.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: View from street of the South Side State Bank on Lakeside Street, after a robbery. The front door is set in the center of the facade, flanked on both sides...

Date: 1959-03-01 

Description: A group of men pose in front of an engine and under the fuselage of a DC-3 air liner. The original caption states, "Cutting the tape for the inaugural fli...

Date: 1950 

Description: People gather around a table of food for the First Unitarian Society's "Work Day". The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and some of the construc...

Date: 1935-05-10 

Description: Durfee Brothers Roofing Co. truck in front of a home at 341 West Wilson Street, with a roofer installing shingles on the steeply-pitched roof .

Date: 1947-12-23 

Description: House at 622 University Avenue is the only survivor of the homes which housed some of Madison's early settlers. The house has had a number of owners, inclu...

Date: 1936-07-19 

Description: Eldon Raemisch, age 14, in his championship car, No. 32. The Madison Soap Box Derby was held on Wilson Street in 1936. Eldon's car was the heaviest...

Date: 1900 

Description: Slightly elevated view of the west shore of Turville Bay. Two men sit in a rowboat near the shore surrounded by water lilies. There is a fence in the foreg...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and St....

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Looking east down Langdon Street from Science Hall. In the distance, the Wisconsin State Capitol building is visible.

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Hot Water Boiler

Date: 1948-07-12 

Description: One of two new hot water boilers being moved into the basement boiler room of the Hotel Loraine. A special ramp had to be constructed into the basement, an...

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