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Date: 1918 

Description: Advertisement for the Frick 12-25 kerosene tractor featuring a side-view illustration of the machine along with a headline reading, "Frick 12-25 Kerosene T...

Date: 1956-09-14 

Description: Madison Central's Al Smith runs with the ball while Dennis Schmelzkopf blocks in their football game against Madison West at Breese Stevens Field.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Captain Joseph R. McCarthy (center), with two unidentified Marines, somewhere in the Pacific.

Date: 1950-03-09 

Description: Group portrait of the West High School basketball team, dressed in uniform. Managers seated in front: George Fabian, left, and Jack Podell. Players seate...

Date: 1959-06-30 

Description: A group of kids is shown with "Roundy" Coughlin. They put on a carnival in the back yard of Jim Riphahn on Madison's east side to raise money for "Roundy's...

Postcard

Yacht Club

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof.

Photograph

Joe Wisconsin

Date: 1918 

Description: Joe Wisconsin, the Potowatomi grandson of Sheboygan war chief Pa-mob-a-mee. Wisconsin was born at Sheboygan Falls about 1833 and at about the time of his...

Postcard

Brick Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the Brick Hotel (possibly the Mlakar Hotel). A large porch wraps the first floor and trees and shrubs can be seen. Text in red...

Date: 1975-08 ca.

Description: Bonnie Nelson (a.k.a. "Transtar Rose") singing country music with a band on her truck stop tour. The tour ran in the summer of 1975 from Omaha to Des Moine...

Date:  

Description: A publicity still from the film "The Cool World" showing six African American teenage boys in a rundown house or apartment. Two of the boys are holding a d...

Photograph

Hotel Loraine Lobby

Date: 1928-09-21 

Description: Loraine Hotel lobby with local business directory next to registration desk, male customer at registration counter and two clerks in front of Western Union...

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 at 1217 Williamson Street, along with their wives, took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Old Toll Bridge with trees and a pier in the foreground and buildings on the opposite shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a stained glass window erected in 1920 in honor of the women of Plymouth Plantation. On the center panel, a ship is in the bay while a man and wom...

Date: 2010-01-29 

Description: "Teri was our waitress at Coaches Corner Touch Down Club, Fond du Lac." From left to right, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Teri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Savannah, Illinois, depicting a small town along the shore of the Mississippi River. There is a steamboat in the foreground. Print is part of a...

Date: 1951-09-15 

Description: A man operates a natural gas fired kiln used to case metal rods from molten metal (?). Molds are visible at the base of the kiln.

Date: 1959-06-06 

Description: Dr. O. Sidney Orth and Dr. Helen Dickie admire a rose bush at the Madison Rose Society's public rose show. The men are two of a number of physicians active...

Date: 1920 

Description: A page from the Webb family album, compiled and captioned by Andrew Webb Jr., son of Caroline Webb, with two images of friends, an image of the corner groc...

Photograph

Grand Opera House

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of stage and box in Grand Opera House featuring a recreated painted curtain.

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