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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue from the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Mansions and churches are visible along the road, and Lake Mendota and Picnic...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view looking east along East Wilson Street with the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul East Madison railroad station, 501 East Wilson Street on the right....

Date: 1945-05-17 

Description: Martha Akin from Phoenix, Arizona, Audrey Waldschmidt, Bismarck, North Dakota, and Helen Harger, Pontiac, Michigan, are shown plotting a course for a fligh...

Date: 1923 

Description: Elevated view from across street of 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. Four cars are parked on the sidewalk in front of the building. The expansion of the Schoe...

Date: 1957-06-05 

Description: New Madison police rescue boat, in operation on Lake Wingra, is shown in its boat lift at Knickerbocker Street boat livery. Sgt. Robert Ferris (left) and P...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1948 

Description: Exterior from south walk of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Madison businesses had a parade to encourage customers to shop. This is the Brewington Typewriter Company entry. It says Brewington Typewriter Company on t...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A 1914 to 1918 Ford touring car parked in the street in front of the Schoelkopf dealership at 210 E. Washington Avenue.

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Yellow Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-31 

Description: A Ford V-8 Yellow Cab Co. taxicab on East Washington Avenue. In the background are (left to right) St. Patrick's school, 630 East Washington Avenue; reside...

Date: 1953-06-20 

Description: Newlyweds Joan Marie Holm and Peter Byrd Smith in a car following the wedding service at First Baptist church.

Date: 1929 

Description: View of State Street towards Bascom Hill with Schaeffer's Lavernette, a soda fountain, Student's Book Exchange, and the University Coop.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A black and white etching of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down street, with automobiles, streetcar tracks, buildings, and pedestrians.

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East Side Motor Co.

Date: 1934-11-22 

Description: Two men standing in the doorway of the East Side Motor Co. garage, 2305 Atwood Avenue, featuring Willard storage batteries, Pennzoil, and Eveready and Pre...

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Michael G. O'Neill

Date: 1944-03-01 

Description: Michael G. O'Neill seated in a chair with a railroad lantern. He lived at 526 West Wilson Street and worked 40 years for the Milwaukee Road.

Date: 1940-06-26 

Description: Girl (Theresa Castanga?) making adjustments to the front wheel of her bicycle on a bike hosteling trip in Madison sponsored by Neighborhood House.

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Soap Box Derby race cars line up while participants and spectators look at the cars. Madison's Derby was held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wi...

Date: 1954-11-21 

Description: Four salesmen pose near an Oldsmobile car inside the showroom at the Pyramid Motor Company at 434 West Gilman Street.

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