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Date: 2004 

Description: This old historic building on the Susan Keller property was purchased by someone who plans to remove and restore the building at another site.

Date: 1958-12-15 

Description: Governor Vernon Thomson (left) and former Governor Walter J. Kohler Jr. examine the oil portrait of Kohler which was unveiled in the Governor's private off...


Rufus King


Description: General Rufus King, seated in uniform.

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen of the Madison Visiting Nurse Service is advising Mrs. Chester B. Van Roo, the former Mary Lou Bell, on the care of her chil...


Beck's Sugarbush

Date: 1986 ca.

Description: Shirley and Alphonse Beck are dwarfed by this large Red Oak in Beck's Woods along North Pole Road, near the Theresa Station. The tree measures 12 feet in c...

Date: 1943 

Description: Side view of six women sitting on a torpedo placed on a rolling cart at an International Harvester factory. Another woman woman stands to the side with her...

Date: 1948 

Description: Workers inspect piles of sisal fiber, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "The piles of fiber shown have been treated with oil, i...

Date: 1945-01-04 

Description: Nakoma Welfare League's traditional Twelfth Night Party at Nakoma School. Pictured are some of the people who assisted with the party arrangements: left to...

Date: 1656 

Description: Boundaries colored. Paris.

Date: 1939-12-13 

Description: Window display of mannequin heads wearing hats in Sandra's Exclusive Millinery Shop, 101 State Street.


Melchoir House

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: The Melchoir House was a popular hostelry and brewery operated by Jacob Melchoir. It later became an Indian boarding house.


Crossing the Stream

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A woman and small girl balance on a log crossing a small stream in a ravine. The trees and bushes are bare.

Date: 1953-04-13 

Description: Cynthia Strassman, who will enter kindergarten next fall, is examined by pediatrician Dr. Richard B. Anderson as part of the Summer Round-Up program. The...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet produced by the Grid-Iron Grip Company entitled "The Tractor Traction Problem Solved: Just like a locomotive, It runs on its own."...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian Mission with men standing near its entrance.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: This Italianate sandstone house was built in 1856 by Julius T. White at 130 East Gilman Street. The house was later owned by J.G. Thorp, whose daughter mar...


Eau Claire Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Eau Claire Hotel, located on the corner of South Barstow and Eau Claire Street. The view from across an intersection features the hotel buildi...


Chander B. Chapman


Description: Dageurreotype portrait of Dr. Chander B. Chapman of Madison. Dr. Chapman served as a regimental surgeon during the Civil War.

Date: 1959-09 

Description: Carol Bryant, Robert Rancourt and Nancy Fowlkes act out a scene from "The Cold Wind and the Warm", the opening play of the Madison Theater Guild season pre...



Date:  date unknown

Description: A KC-97 of the 126th Refueling Squadron, Wisconsin Air National Guard, refueling an F-84 fighter over eastern Wisconsin.

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