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Date: 1940-08-11 

Description: Thirteen year-old James Borden (standing in the middle) of Madison, Wisconsin, the 1940 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, waiting for his turn to...

Photograph

Chemistry Building

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Thomas C. Chamberlain Hall of the Chemistry Building at the intersection of University Avenue and North Charter Street. There is a signboa...

Date: 1925-11-11 

Description: This red brick Italianate residence located at 216 Langdon Street, was built in 1870 for Lucien Stanley Hanks, a prominent Madison banker and civic leader,...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

Photograph

Labor Day Parade

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Brooklyn Grange parade float in a Labor Day parade. Men and women on the float mimic various household and recreational activities.

Date: 1910 

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway locomotive #2035 and a work train on a track clean-up assignment. Locomotive #102 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 18...

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Photograph

Public Square

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A park with a fountain, a statue, park benches, a gazebo and paved paths. Large trees shade the park, people relax in the shade and a main commercial stre...

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Members of the Lake Mills fire company pull the hose cart during a firemen's competition.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1888 

Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: This pictorial tourist map from the Wisconsin Conservation Commission depicts vacation activities and identifies tourist destinations throughout the state....

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Survivors of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi, Vietnam sit or stand near an American military helicopter that has arrived to offer aid. A sol...

Photograph

Irwin House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Irwin house with a man standing on the porch. The Irwins were a family of businessmen who arrived in Green Bay in 1817.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a city street from a colonnaded walkway. Automobiles park outside a store advertising drugs and soda, Wade Bros. Land Company, and Henry C. Roge...

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Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...

Photograph

Proxmire Jogging

Date: 1967-07-11 

Description: Senator William Proxmire jogging on the mall in front of the U.S. Capitol. Proxmire was a physical fitness advocate, and he was well known for his daily ru...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. watching a machine set hoops on a barrel at the Hess Cooperage.

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