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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Paper mill, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan Cobb, president; Hiram Smith, secretary and...


Description: Exterior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. The building i...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of The Holy Family Convent and College, motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, and liberal arts for the education of Siste...


Description: Two men and a women seated in chairs, two young men and two young women standing behind the chairs, and two girls and a boy seated in front of the chairs,...


Business District

Date: 1910 date unknown

Description: Elevated view of East Broadway, a wide road in the business district. The street has tall stone and brick buildings as well as broad sidewalks. Many hors...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a church.


Saw Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Partially colorized postcard view of the saw mill. Lumber is stacked in front of several buildings and railroad tracks.

Date: 1977 

Description: Fire on second floor of turret tower in a brick building at the corner of State and Johnson Streets.

Date: 1904-02-27 

Description: Spectators near the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol watching the fire that eventually destroyed most of the building.


Lake Mendota Shore

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The South shore of Lake Mendota with the Armory and Wisconsin State Capitol in the distance.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Equitable Fraternal Union, home office building.

Date: 1955-08-28 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright standing in the center of a group in the parking lot of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House, a building that he had designed. They...

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, land ownership by name, local streets, courthouses, churches, hotels, mills, railroads, railroad stations, lakes, and rivers. Includes...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The First Congregational Church, once located at 222 West Washington Avenue, and since replaced by the United Bank Building.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking east towards the middle of East Washington Avenue where a row of new Ford automobiles are parked, each hooked up to a tow truck. They are near...


Stand Pipe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand at the base of a tall standpipe, also known as a water tower.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...


Pinckney Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the businesses on the east side of North Pinckney Street, including The Fair, The Madison School of Music, and August Scheibel. In the for...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A small crowd mills about a cobblestone plaza near a brick building on the wharf adjacent to the Hudson River. The Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is...

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