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Shafer Pharmacy

Date: 1982 

Description: View of Williamson Street from inside Shafer Pharmacy. The owner, Hugh Hessman, stands by a large arched window looking out onto the street. He wears glass...

Date: 1948-11-17 

Description: Construction scene of the new Naval Armory in the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1923 

Description: The Schoelkopf advertising truck parked on the street near the store at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. The truck advertises a number of products: Rockway Sp...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Light colored Ford speedster is parked on the sidewalk in front of Schoelkopf's dealership at 210 E. Washington Avenue. There is a Ford sign in the show wi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down center of unpaved Main Street, lit by Nernst lamps. On the left side of the street is M.L. Nelson's office at 119. On the right side of the stree...

Date: 1929-03 

Description: View from street towards the H.H. Ratcliff Company, jewelers and opticians, at 29 S. Pinckney Street. Across the street, the building on the corner of Main...

Date: 1949-02-13 

Description: French representatives arrived in Madison aboard the French Gratitude Train (Merci Train) and were welcomed at the Northwestern Depot by the governor and h...

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Main Street

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Main Street on Capitol Square.

Date: 1953-12-23 

Description: Lester J. Blumer (right), treasurer of Gillespie-Blumer Motors, Inc., gives the keys of a 1954 Chrysler Windsor to Harold W. Herne. Mr. Herne is purchasing...

Date: 1971-08 ca.

Description: Poster advertising for an event occurring between August 1971 and February 1972 called the "Traffic Experiment," in Madison. Features screen printed map of...

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MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" parked in front of the Hotel Loraine on West Washington Avenue. The YMCA can be seen on the right. The "Trackless...

Date: 1952-06-12 

Description: Robert J. Widmer accepts the keys for a new Nash Rambler that he won for his entry in the window display contest for Lee hats. His display was named the be...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dormitories nearing construction completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Adams, Van Hise and Tripp Halls are in the fore...

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Description: View from street towards a smiling man posing on a bicycle. He is caring a basket on his left arm, and is wearing a peaked cap and a suit with gaiters abov...

Date: 1951-11-29 

Description: The first commercial pigeon hole parking unit in the world was built for the Harry S. Manchester department store, behind Manchesters at the corner of Wisc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat on Lake Monona, with the Wisconsin State Capitol and several churches in the background.

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Waban Hill

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Description: View of Waban Hill, with several houses and trees, and automobiles parked on the street. There is a woman standing on the steps of a porch on the left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A McVicar Photo Service sign on the spare tire cover on the back of a Ford coupe. The full text of the sign reads, "McVICAR PHOTO SERVICE, Specialists in C...

Date: 1967 

Description: The Deutschkron's store, Martin's, a tailor shop, located at 427 State Street (Ella's Deli on left).

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roof tops of lower campus looking up towards Bascom Hall. Science Hall at the end of Langdon Street is on the right side of Bascom Hill...

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