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Date: 1936-04-16 

Description: Man holding long stem rose box beside Rentschler Floral Co. delivery truck. He is parked in front of Rentschler greenhouse office building, located at 2500...

Date: 1958 

Description: Intersection of Park and State Streets from the Wisconsin Historical Society. The sign for the Wisconsin Historical Society is located in the middle of th...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View of Capitol Square and its surrounding buildings. To the left is the Washington Building located on the site of the old "Journal Block" and on the righ...

Photograph

Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".

Date: 1933-12-07 

Description: Company truck for the Madison Rug Factory at 8 S. Livingston Street, with advertising for cleaning, resizing, remaking, weaving, and shampooing services.

Photograph

Garage Exterior

Date: 1934-08-27 

Description: Meier's Garage, located at 1313 Regent Street. The garage did general repair, as well as greasing, washing, and auto radios. Eight employees are in front w...

Photograph

Elver House

Date: 1931-09-17 

Description: The Elver House, later the Wilson Hotel, on East Wilson Street.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Babe Ruth

Date: 1935-10-15 

Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train car and signs autographs.

Date: 1948-10-14 

Description: President Harry Truman, Governor Oscar Rennebohm, and Senator Carl Thompson of Stoughton riding in the back of an open car during a Presidential visit to M...

Photograph

Princess Cafe

Date: 1929 

Description: Princess Cafe on the 400 block of State Street. The storefront advertises a quick and clean service, fresh coffee, 24 hour lunch. The Wisconsin State Capit...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of well-dressed people are standing aboard three small steamboats on Lake Monona. The boat in the foreground is a barge with a sternwheel. Th...

Date: 1932-08-30 

Description: 1898 Oldsmobile decorated with advertising for "Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Person" at RKO Orpheum theater in front of Weber's Restaurant, 218 State Street....

Date: 1943-04-10 

Description: Truax Army Air Field Fire Station #1 with 5 fire fighter crash crew members and their truck.

Date: 1946-04-24 

Description: Water Softener Service, Inc. employee, Kenneth Olson, unloading a portable water softener tank from a specially designed truck. Water Softener Service, Inc...

Date: 1946-06-29 

Description: Bob Cooper Glass Company building, 755 East Washington Avenue. There is a large tank in the background.

Date: 1957-07-13 

Description: Schmelzer Brothers D-X service station, from 1951-1968, a mid-century modern service station at 2620 Monroe Street at the corner of Knickerbocker Street. A...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street. The building was demolished to make way for the Helen C. White Un...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View from the path leading to the entrance of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Postcard

Park Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Street, looking toward Lake Mendota. A portion of the Wisconsin Historical Society can be seen on the righthand side of the photo.

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