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Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Date: 1923 after

Description: The hangar and three airplanes (a Canuck and a J-1 Standard) at the airport operated by the Larson Brothers of Larsen, Wisconsin. The field was both the mo...

Date: 1932 

Description: This map shows local streets, section lines, Nakoma Country Club, part of Lake Forest, and part of Lake Wingra. The map includes a legend showing areas of...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, waterways, railroads, and company ownership of docks.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Catholic Church, which is a stone building. Includes a tall steeple a cross on top. Narrow, pointed arched windows are on t...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 and their wives took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game in Milwaukee. Mayor Ivan Nestigen a...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...


Building Demolition

Date: 1994-09 

Description: Crowd looks on as crew demolishes building across street.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Elevated view from building of informal Armistice Day street parade at an intersection of the downtown area. They are celebrating the conclusion of the fir...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1934-04-04 

Description: Street map of the city of Milwaukee and surrounding communities at a scale of 1 inch to 1200 feet.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a square in the central business district. A cable car runs down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are parked a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow towards four soldiers standing near brush piles. Two men standing in the center, and two men stand behind the brush, defending the road to...


Balloon Gondola

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The gondola crew of a World War I observation balloon that is about to ascend. Observation balloons were positioned near the front so that men in the gondo...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

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