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Date: 1908-06-12 

Description: Colorized postcard looking down hill of the Fox River through the trees. A bridge spans the river and piles of lumber are on the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Horace Greeley house, built between 1852-1854. The two-story house features a central chimney and an attached garage.

Date: 1958-10-03 

Description: Law Park parking lot along Lake Monona.

Date: 1919 

Description: Aerial view from King Street looking southwest to the University of Wisconsin campus.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A man walking with a cane in the sand dunes on Coney Island. A dilapidated fence cuts across the foreground of the beach and a rock jetty juts into the ba...

Date:  

Description: Ho-Chunk man and two Ho-Chunk women in a wagon pulled by a two-horse team. They are probably about to cross the bridge toward the Mission at the intersecti...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of an old cabin, built in 1860, on grounds of the Bedford Springs Hotel. The cabin abuts a shrub-lined dirt road and a pedestrian can be seen in the...

Date: 1900 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of an Empire Drill on a map of the northeast United States. A railroad train is traveling east to west from Albany...

Photograph

Thunderbird Washout

Date: 1990 

Description: The “Thunderbird Washout” float at the Adams-Friendship High School homecoming parade. On the float, a boy in football attire waves to the crowd.

Date: 1950-02-23 

Description: Metal fire escape at rear of the Dane County Home For The Aged. Newspaper calls building a "fire trap."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite of sixteen views mainly views of types of boats on the Mississippi River, including steamboats and excursion boats; one view is a bird-eye view o...

Date: 1910-02 

Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...

Date: 1934-12-10 

Description: Two men and Home Insulation of Madison, Inc. truck in front of W.J. Sheppard, 2524 Chamberlain Avenue, house, shown installing Johns Manville rock-wool ins...

Map or Atlas

The Sun Map of Madison

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Three maps that show local streets, roads, railroads, parks, country clubs, the University of Wisconsin, Shorewood Hills, Maple Bluff, Monona, Truax Field,...

Photograph

Edison Residence

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior side view of the Edison residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Local Unions 154, 182 and 802 posed in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Includes Madison Locals of Brewery Workmen, Carpenters & Joiners, Cigar Makers...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Cemetery with a view across the street of the World Trade Center construction site.

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