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Date: 1950-05-13 

Description: Three teenage girls carrying shovels on their shoulders cross a wooden foot bridge. More than 150 Madison high school pupils recruited through the Madison...

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol from Martin Luther King Boulevard. Cars are parked along the side of the street.

Date: 1951-07-22 

Description: Soap Box Derby starting line at 140 East Gorham Street.

Date: 1948 

Description: View from Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. A person is sit...

Photograph

Skelgas Trailer

Date: 1938-09-28 

Description: Rear view of a Skelgas trailer, showing two gas tanks, being pulled by an automobile, parked in front of Suburban Gas & Appliance Co., 1923 Monroe St.

Date: 1957-07-13 

Description: Schmelzer Brothers D-X service station, from 1951-1968, a mid-century modern service station at 2620 Monroe Street at the corner of Knickerbocker Street. A...

Photograph

Carnival Group

Date: 1948-08-06 

Description: Group portrait of 13 men and women from the Hennie's Shows carnival standing in front of the Wisconsin State Journal building. They had visited Camp Waubee...

Date: 1929-08-27 

Description: Conklin and Sons oil station at 655 W. Washington Avenue. A billboard on the side of building says "Sinclair HC Gasoline Stops Knocks". Next door on the le...

Date: 1941-05-27 

Description: Secretary of State Fred R. Zimmerman and Robert "Bob" Brayton, Public Relations Director or the American Automobile Association. They are standing in front...

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Group of 67 people from Viola, Wisconsin, who came by bus to donate blood to the American Red Cross Blood Bank.

Date: 1873 

Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Looking west down State Street towards the University of Wisconsin. Caption on photo reads, "Showing the relation of the State Historical Society Library a...

Photograph

Man and Boat

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Description: A man stands next to a boat on the lake shore.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A.O. Fox Block on the corner of Main Street and Carroll Street.

Date: 1956-06-15 

Description: Action shot of the University of Wisconsin vs. Stanford varsity crew race on Lake Mendota. Stanford's crew, in the foreground, pulls across the finish line...

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Description: Gauer in Madison in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol after speaking with the Governor on CARE business.

Photograph

Beer Delivery Truck

Date: 1955-12-18 

Description: Rear view of a fire damaged beer delivery truck with "Got It? Get It!" painted on its doors. An exploding oil furnace destroyed the interior of the Madiso...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1938-02-05 

Description: Side view of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures Division truck parked in a garage beside measuring device.

Date: 1939-10-19 

Description: Looking west on University Avenue toward the intersection with Grand Avenue. The Atkinson/Williams Standard Oil Service station, 2601 University Avenue an...

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