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Photograph

Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake", "Third Lake" and "La...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the old Carnegie Library on Superior Street.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.

Photograph

Washington Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Washington Street. Trees line the street, as do telephone and/or electric lines. A carriage is parked on the right side of the street, in the m...

Date: 1948 

Description: View from Bascom Hill of front entrance to the Engineering Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Confetti falls as pedestrians and automobiles take to the street during a parade.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the buildings along Main Street.

Photograph

Mt. Vernon Place

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the park at Mt. Vernon Place with a lion statue honoring the French artist Antoine-Louis Barye in the foreground. In the background stand tall b...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Photograph

Hot Water Boiler

Date: 1948-07-12 

Description: One of two new hot water boilers being moved into the basement boiler room of the Hotel Loraine. A special ramp had to be constructed into the basement, an...

Date: 1877 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...

Photograph

Merchants Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the facade of Merchants Hotel, located at the intersection of First and Fillmore Streets. Men and women are posed sitting and standing on...

Date: 1998 ca.

Description: A couple walk along the riverfront in winter with bridge across Mississippi in background.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Methodist church.

Date: 1957-04 

Description: Color postcard of St. Hyacinth Catholic Church. View of the main facade is slightly obscured by golden-leaved trees.

Photograph

The Empire House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Construction of the faculty housing project at Eagle Heights for the University of Wisconsin Madison.

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