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Postcard

Bascom Hall

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1980 

Description: A currently closed castle-looking office, complete with turrets and stonework, located at 6414 University Avenue.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Park Hotel on the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. The Park Hotel wagon and baggage wagon are in front of the hotel. People are in front of the building...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the neoclassical Gay Building, named after Madison developer Leonard W. Gay, at 16 N Carroll Street, one of the first high-rise buildings...

Photograph

Sumner's Drugstore

Date: 1905 

Description: Interior view of Sumner's Drugstore, which was established in 1855. From left to right are George "Jud" Stone, Edwin Sumner, and Bert B. Collyer.

Photograph

Madison Home Show

Date: 1950-09-15 

Description: Madison's first home show in thirteen years was officially opened by Acting Manager George Forster when he cut the ribbon at the entrance to the exhibit ar...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: President's office with fireplace and large table in Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1932-08-26 

Description: Locomotive float which won honorable mention for the Dane County American Legion Voiture No. 683 of the 40 et 8, a replica of French transportation during...

Drawing

Albion College

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Drawing of Albion College.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Camp Randall Stadium, the Wisconsin State Capitol, and both Lake Mendota and Lake Monon...

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Description: View of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin's Library Reading Room from the mezzanine.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The base of the statue has state names carved into it.

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Two men installing a KAYSER'S banner on the side of the WFOW radio station truck for the Kayser safety parade on East Washington Avenue. The parade is part...

Date: 1951 

Description: An interior view of an attic dormer in a house at 524 North Henry Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Observatory Hill office building on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, with building and trees topped with snow.

Photograph

Pierce House

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pierce house at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "Riding Club": Elizabeth Proudfit, Mary Conklin, Mary Brown, Margaret Head, Catherine Brandenburg, Eleanore Brown and Catherine Trobridge on Langdon St...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...

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