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Description: View of the Globe Milling Company, built in 1848, and the Lewis Factory on the Rock River. In the distance is a dam, bridge, and barbershop.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from the roof of Taliesin, looking out over the house's rooftop and trees in the courtyard. The chimney on the far right is the chimney at Frank Lloyd...
Description: Westward view of Sturton Street, a dirt road lined with storefronts. Automobiles and horse-drawn carriages park along the street and drive over a bridge....
Description: Three young women, one of them holding child on the fence, line up along the opposite side of a fence to look at a herd of pigs. They are all smiling. On t...
Description: Crawford County historical pageant performers came to Madison to announce the Crawford County historical pageant and Villa Louis opening at Prairie du Chie...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View from Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall is in the foreground. Behind it is Langdon Street and, in the d...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Visitors of Milwaukee's sixth annual Midsummer Festival. Men and women walk on the lakefront walkways.
Description: View of the Muskingum River. An excursion boat can be seen moving past a dirt road in the foreground, and homes in the distance.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: An automobile is parked near the Melvin Larson barn in Bayfield County. The large barn has a concrete block foundation, gambrel roof, and three large venti...
Description: View of the Breese Stevens Athletic Field baseball diamond illuminated at night.
Description: Residential scene with a dirt road and homes on both sides. There is a church building in the middle distance, and bluffs in the background.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The City of Madison, Federal Post Office, at the corner of Wisconsin and Mifflin Streets. The cornerstone was laid on May 27, 1869. The building was demoli...
Description: Bobby Petruska (44) shown carrying the ball as the University of Wisconsin beat Illinois 20 to 6 at Camp Randall Stadium. The other Wisconsin player in the...
Description: A young boy sits on a cart pulled by a burro.
Description: Elevated view from bluff of Chaseburg. The train depot is at the bottom of the frame.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.
Date: 1935-10-01 ca.
Description: Truck driver Rudgil C. Smith standing next to his International truck. The name "Bruce" is printed on the passenger side door. Original caption reads: "Rud...
Description: Five men posed on a firetruck in the middle of a street in a business district. Storefronts are in the background on the left and right.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Group of men gathered around a truck with a large sign that reads, in part, "Kansas State Agricultural College Silo Special."
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