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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View down sidewalk along unpaved, snow-covered Main Street. Men are standing on the sidewalk, and near them is a man standing on a horse-drawn delivery sle...
Description: Men with tractor-truck unloading large rolls of paper at the Wisconsin State Journal, 115 South Carroll Street. Grace Episcopal Church, 110 W. Washington,...
Description: The Burgess Battery Company Office Building at 15 South Brearly Street.
Description: A view of the Evangelical Society's Immanuel Church on Hamilton Street, as seen from North Pinckney Street. Snow covers the ground and a horse-drawn sleigh...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions; covers portion of the neighborhood currently known as Shorewood Hills. Includes red annotations showing houses and sold l...
Description: An artist's depiction of the first State Fish Hatchery (aka Nevin Fish Hatchery, 3911 Fish Hatchery Rd).
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...
Description: Map of locations of blocks of dwellings rated as slums, as part of the Madison Housing Authority Survey of Substandard Housing.
Date: 1988 before
Description: Assembly Chamber, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration in 1988. Above the skylight can be seen long fluorescent light fixtures which are no l...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Dane County Asylum for the Criminally Insane. In 1880 it became a part of the county hospital system, which was set up to provide longer term care to peopl...
Description: Exterior view of the Middleton High School. There is a telephone pole in front of the school.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A shaded view of Brown's Bookstore, 673 State Street.
Description: The Bradley House after the fire of March 17. There is obvious fire damage to the roof.
Description: A new bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.
Date: date unknown
Description: West Pediment, called "The Unveiling of the Resources of the State", by the sculptor Karl Bitter. One of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior of...
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...
Description: Memohead of the Bank of the Commonwealth, with a view of the dome of the Wisconsin state capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin, and names of bank officers...
Description: Side view of a Bjerk's Grocery wagon parked on a snowy street in front of the shop, which was located at 1 N. Blair Street (at E. Washington Avenue).
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