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Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Washington bedroom at the Van Cortlandt house featuring a canopied bed, a Dutch-style carved cradle, other carved furniture, and hangi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women stand along the wrap-around porch of the Susquehanna Hotel. The signs on the porch's roof read, "John S. Nittrowr", "Susquehanna Hotel", and...

Photograph

Veterans Housing

Date: 1947 

Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".

Date:  

Description: Group portrait of three young campers standing and holding the reins of three horses. Original caption notes: "Riding is one of the most popular sports. En...

Date: 1956-09-21 

Description: The activities at the Wisconsin Title Association Wives Program included a bus tour of Madison, a banquet, and a guided tour of the Wisconsin State Capitol...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Date: 2008 

Description: Felix Ohrlien's gas station, at 105 Water Street, was built in 1944-45 and is still in use today, however it is now owned and operated by Dick Ambrose, who...

Date: 1951-01-08 

Description: Milwaukee County Republican Assemblymen (from left to right) Harry F. Franke, Milwaukee; John E. Reilly Jr., Wauwatosa, and Walter L. Merten, Milwaukee, al...

Photograph

John L. Hathaway

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain John L. Hathaway, a Commissary of Subsistence, U.S. Volunteers.

Map or Atlas

State Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map reads, "The State of Wisconsin- compiled from the latest authorities". In addition, there is a scale which is six miles for every inch, and a profile o...

Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...

Date: 1946-08-03 ca.

Description: Eddie Cantor applying blackface makeup in front of a triple mirror. The mirror on the left reflects the left side of his face without makeup, the center mi...

Date:  

Description: Reproduction of a drawing for chairs designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

Photograph

Street Performers

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four men wearing head wraps posing in a wide-legged stance. A group of people stand behind a fence in the left background watching. Carrie describes in her...

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: Eight Dane County elected officials take their oath of office for two year terms. Circuit Judge Richard W. Bardwell swore in the officials. Shown (left to...

Postcard

Devil's Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Devil's Monument with trees surrounding it. Text handwritten at foot, "Devil's Monument, Camp Douglas, Wis. 34."

Date: 1935-04-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man opening a door on the side of an International Model C-40 truck to empty grapefruit into an adjacent bin. The truck was owned by Cal...

Photograph

Mazo Motor Company

Date: 1921-12-08 

Description: View from street towards construction of the Mazo Motor Company, which sold and serviced Ford and Fordson vehicles and agricultural machines. Standing in t...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Virginia Hess posing with a muskellunge near the fish scale at Ross Teal Lake Lodge. Virginia Hess was a member of the Hess Oil Co. family, was from Chicag...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map features a legend of highways, railroads, parks, and service stations. The cover and inside of he map features pictures of attractions in Madison...

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