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Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of five teenagers. Three boys and one girl are standing and one girl is sitting in a chair. The girls are wearing dresses and t...

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Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1952-06-22 

Description: Campers Marilyn Homes, left, and Patricia Brown, right, learn to read a sundial at the Brownie Hoyt Park Day Camp.

Date: 1939 

Description: Page from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with children raking, spading, and posing alongside a yard with newly planted seeds (Neig...

Date: 1938 

Description: The catcher squats as the batter gets ready to swing at a pitch while the umpire looks on. This image was taken as part of the WPA Federal Writers Project...

Date: 1959-03-31 

Description: Four Madison Newspapers, Inc., carrier salesmen (or newspaper home delivery boys) look over possible awards for new subscriptions, such as prizes, cash, or...

Date: 1951 

Description: Circular staircase at the Pierce Home looking up toward the chandelier. The home is located at 424 North Pinckney Street, and was built around 1857.

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Sunnyside School

Date: 1954-09-01 

Description: Cook Mrs. Clara Lehr and her assistant Mrs. Betty Hungate prepare lunch at Sunnyside School at 3902 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1959-04-18 

Description: Four Madison high school girls receive Good Citizen pins from the John Bell chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Left to right are Karen St...

Date: 1950-06-04 

Description: Seven children in costume who participated in one of the most colorful 4th of July parades in village history pose for a portrait on a lawn.

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Pierce House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Pierce house at 424 North Pinckney Street. The stairway was built by A.D. Frederickson. The spiral stairway has solid hand-turned rail...

Date: 1953-12-11 

Description: Group photo of the Want-ad Department of Madison Newspapers, Inc. that appeared in a Christmas greeting.

Date: 1972-03 ca.

Description: Campaign poster supporting Shirley Chisholm, an African American woman who was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th District for seven terms from...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of friends pose on a playground slide. Included in the group are Cresence Esser Bowar, Matt Bowar (husband of Cresence), Herbert Esser (brother of...

Date: 1909 

Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at Maple Bluff Farm in 1909. Seated with him on the bench is Madison physician, Dr. Philip Fox, a close family friend,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

Date: 1954-05-16 

Description: Glee Moses, left, and May Burnham admire June Cannon's engagement ring during the annual Delta Delta Delta Pansy Breakfast. Engaged University of Wisconsin...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Lewis Arms is sitting in the driver's seat of a 1941(?) DeSoto automobile owned by Joe Brown, as his friend Booker T (standing) looks on. They are at James...

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The Conklin Fire

Date: 1915 

Description: Fire fighters standing amid smoking timbers aim their hoses to douse the flames.

Date: 1953-11-07 

Description: Firemen stand on the roof of Quality Service Laundry at 1202 Regent Street as smoke billows out from below.

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