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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas mansion at the corner of Henry and Langdon Streets. Built about 1850, it later became a fraternity house for Phi Gamm...

Photograph

Checker Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-03 

Description: Checker Cab Company flatrate cab in front of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad depot on Blair Street.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Lewis Arms stands next to a damaged 1946 Chevrolet which had been rented from Friede Rent-A-Car. Arms and Bert Rogers had been traveling to Milwaukee in th...

Date: 1904 before

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin's Third Capitol building. A path in front of the building can be seen through the trees that surround the grounds.

Date: 1928 

Description: Exterior of the house at 1917 East Mifflin Street, built by Willard Droster. The garage behind the home can be seen as well as the house at 1919 East Miffl...

Date: 1932 

Description: View of a lakeside cottage with a man, woman and boy standing in front. A bench is on the left near the lake. Another cottage is on the right in the backgr...

Photograph

Rocky Shoreline

Date:  date unknown

Description: High rocky shore in Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date: 1948-06-04 

Description: Two West High School runners finishing in a dead heat in the mile run in the city high school track meet at Breese Stevens Field. Tommy Tappen is on the le...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monona Lake Assembly Auditorium and grounds. Designed by Morrison H. Vail of Chicago, built in 1900 by John H. Starck Co., John H. Findorff, vice-president...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: A contestant in Madison's Soap Box Derby in his racer on the starting ramp with crowd in the background. The Derby was held on East Washington Avenue leadi...

Date: 1969 

Description: At the center of the photograph is Ricardo Enriquez of Mercedes, Texas. He is at a grape boycott picket with other students.

Grape boycotts in Wis...

Date: 1941-10-10 

Description: Eight Girl Scouts kneeling around a campfire inside a campfire ring at Camp Indianola.

Photograph

Old Mill

Date: 1925 

Description: View along shoreline of a mill on a river. There is a man loading bags onto a cart at the front. There is a wooded hill on the right.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view east along the north shore of Lake Monona, with Madison's east side industrial area in the background. The Deering Harvester Company is identified b...

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

Music Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Law building is on the right, and Chadbourne Hall is i...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Photograph

Elephant at the Zoo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The elephant at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This photograph appears in an album assembled by an unknown Madison resident, and it is thought to de...

Date: 1914 

Description: Georgia Lloyd Jones and her daughter Florence (Bis or Bisser) on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Agricultural Hall is in the background...

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