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Photograph

Car Stuck in Snow

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Winter scene with George Schneider and Roy Staley attempting to push a car stuck in the snow away from a curb on Capitol Square.

Date:  ca.

Description: A view from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking east, towards the old Water Works tower on East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a stone wall at Saint Raphael's School. David O'Dea is seated cross-legged on the ground, 3rd from the right. He is poss...

Date: 1908 

Description: A panoramic aerial view of the Isthmus taken from a kite. Lake Mendota is to the right in the background with Picnic Point jutting into the lake. The photo...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Benjamin Butts posing outside the Wisconsin Historical Society where he worked as a messenger.

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Diamond Gas Station

Date: 1937-05-09 

Description: Two men service an automobile at Lewis D-X Diamond Service Station, 118 King at Webster St., with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across Library Mall with awnings visible on the first and second floor.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Members of the Richard Lloyd Jones family look over the wall into a pond at the Wisconsin State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery...

Date:  ca.

Description: The Madison water tower as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Includes index of University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and public buildings. Top of Map reads: '"GET A SQUARE DEAL" AT THE COLLEGE BOOK STORE SHOWN...

Date: 1949-03-21 

Description: Elevated view from Wisconsin State Capitol, showing Main Street side of square, looking down Monona Avenue (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Buildings...

Photograph

Nancee Hat Shop

Date: 1935-09-07 

Description: Exterior night view of the Nancee Hat Shop at 7 South Pinckney Street featuring hats, purses and an Art Deco entrance.

Date: 1933-07-20 

Description: Two men sawing up the 10th ward Christmas tree, a stately Wisconsin fir, which had been growing at the corner of Spooner and Monroe Street.

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Library Catalog

Date:  

Description: View of Wisconsin Historical Society librarians filing catalog cards. This image is undated, but it was probably taken during the 1970s.

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Freddy's Calf

Date: 1942 

Description: Freddy Lang of rural Dane County with the Guernsey calf he planned to enter in the Junior Fair competition at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A cut and polished azurite malachite nodule from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. Azurite and malach...

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Interior of Rotunda

Date: 1986-02 

Description: Interior of the rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol before restoration.

Date: 1936-09-09 

Description: Orpheum Theatre marquee featuring William Powell, Myrna Loy and Luise Rainer in The Great Ziegfeld. View also includes Weber's Restaurant and Thom McAn sho...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: Montgomery Ward (on North Henry Street), Colonial Shoppe E...

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