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Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A paved walkway runs along the side of the building and shrubs line the porch.

Postcard

Weyauwega

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Weyauwega commercial district with writing that says "Wish you were here with us, Mrs. P.M. Olfson"

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the town which was founded by Swiss settlers in 1845. A group of women and children stands in front of a fence at 130 5th Avenue, the Gabriel Schi...

Photograph

Leitch-Hobson House

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: The Leitch-Hobson house, 752 East Gorham Street, in the English Gothic revival style. Mayor Leitch, the first owner, was the son of an Edinburgh, Scotland...

Photograph

Wolf River Paper

Date: 1939-10 

Description: Wolf River Paper Company factory complex on the Wolf River.

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1946-12 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...

Photograph

Snowy Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a street in a town, probably Hixton, with footprints crisscrossing a snow-covered street. A group of men are standing on the porch of the hardware...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of East Washington Avenue at Union Corners (Milwaukee Street & North Street) when first opened after its expansion.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1917 before

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on Bascom Hill in front of the main entrance.

Date:  

Description: View of Midway Barns, the dairy and the machine sheds from across the pond at Taliesin, the summer home of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship....

Photograph

Edgewater Hotel

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The Edgewater Hotel, 666 Wisconsin Avenue. The original wing was in the moderne style by architect Lawrence Monberg and built for the Quisling family in 19...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the east facade of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date: 1927 

Description: These maps are complied from existing maps created by the Joint Engineering Department, the Wisconsin Railroad, and the Tax Commissions. The maps include n...

Photograph

Tony's Place

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across field of a two-story stone house with a wood barn near Cable Lake.

Date:  

Description: Daisy Bates outside her home with four of the Little Rock Nine. The students are Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed.

Photograph

Assembly Chamber

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Assembly Chamber from the visitors' gallery, in the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a large circular ceiling skylight, and a mural painting by Edwin...

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Campion College.

Photograph

Playland

Date: 1928 after

Description: Elevated view of the Playland picnic grove and beach, both crowded with people. A large ship, pavilions and outbuildings are also visible in the backgroun...

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