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Date: 1954 

Description: The intersection of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue after the old City Hall (1858-1954) and Fuller Opera House had been torn down.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The domed section of the Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Resources of Wisconsin", a painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. The painting is in the inner dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, and is painted in a seg...

Date: 1900-03-27 

Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street towards the State Historical Society building, which is near completion. Written across the bottom (in reverse): "Mar. 27...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the public schools and their school districts. The bottom of the map reads:" Old buildings and sites in red. New buildings and sites in blac...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Date: 1922 

Description: Home Economics building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Washburn Observatory is on the hill behind.

Date: 1861 

Description: A hand-drawn poster, produced by S.W. Martin's Writing Academy of Madison, listing the officers and men of the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry,...

Photograph

Sea Lions

Date:  

Description: Visitors to the zoo watching two sea lions. Although not internally identified, this image is thought to represent Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It app...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: View looking northeast along Mifflin Street near its intersection with Carroll Street on the Capitol Square.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from shoreline of Lake Mendota at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a university building on the hill on the left, and a pi...

Photograph

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.

Date: 1948-02-29 

Description: View of small private plane which crashed into a 30-foot open space, narrowly missing the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Vick at 102 Lansing Street and an adjac...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1950-05-30 

Description: View of the Memorial Day Parade on South Carroll Street from the roof of the Park Hotel. The parade featured two marching groups: a military band in fron...

Photograph

Miss Eighury's Pony

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A pony belonging to Miss Eighury stands in a stable.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the new wing, added in 1912, to Madison General Hospital (all demolished). Madison General Hospital merged with Methodist Hospital and...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the old engineering building at 1000 Bascom Mall. The building now houses the School of Education.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Exterior of dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The first hall of this name; it was later razed to make way for a larger dormitory of...

Date: 1929 

Description: Hand-colored image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a group of children and two women playing a circle game outdoors.

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