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Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Lincoln Monument on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the background is Bascom Hall (labeled as Main Hall on the image). A flag...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison. Site of the first dairy school at a state university, built in 1889. Three-story building, with vines growing on the porch...

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Pierce House Window

Date: 1951 

Description: Etched glass windows over the front door at the Pierce house at 424 North Pinckney Street, built about 1857.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking north past the front portico. The view includes...

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Madison Barn

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior of a large barn and automobile.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The south façade of the Meeting House of the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive. The structure was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built...

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Klauber Home

Date: 1948 

Description: The Klauber home at 115 West Wilson Street.

Date: 1977-02-06 

Description: A window frame decorated with ornate carved wood, 115 Ely Place, in a Madison landmark known as the Charles E. Buell House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Barn raising at Lars Davidsen Reque's home. Crew members can be seen mortising freshly hewn timbers with a hand-operated boring machine. Men are also seen...

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: Poster advertising for Genesis IV, a showcase of short films presented at the Madison Art Center. Features a colorful pop comic image of figures from movie...

Date: 1950-10-17 

Description: Exterior view of the Black Eagle Oil Company, 1039 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1974-06-02 

Description: Stone carved panel (one of 24 panels) on the front of the Hovde Building at 122 West Washington Avenue. The design on the panel depicts a dynamo and lighti...

Date: 1932-03-25 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette buying a "buddy poppy" from two women in behalf of the American Legion. The governor is standing in his Wisconsin State Cap...

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Mapleside

Date: 1951 

Description: Mapleside, 3500 University Avenue.

Date: 1957-09-30 

Description: Elevated view of the Chadbourne Hall construction site.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Victory Convention, with an illustration by R. Hesselgrave of a train full of passengers waving flags, hea...

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

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Mapleside

Date: 1970 

Description: Mapleside, a historic home on University Avenue, being demolished. It is the future location of Burger King.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

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