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Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

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First National Bank

Date: 1938-05-14 

Description: Exterior doorway of the First National Bank.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man laying along the concrete sidewalk at the foot of sid Boyum's front porch steps, with one leg resting up on the steps. He is partially leanin...

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Description: View from intersection of buildings on the corner of N. Pinckney and E. Washington Streets. On East Washington are the offices of C.P. Cooley, a restaurant...

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Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Date: 1928-01-28 

Description: Capitol Theatre mezzanine.

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Loyalty Day Parade

Date: 1918-04-06 

Description: Detail of a group of civilian men in the Loyalty Day parade.

Date: 1927-05-12 

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison Dolphin Club women in Lathrop swimming pool in a synchronized swimming formation.

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Lyman Sylvester of 1818 Keyes Avenue, the winner of the automobile economy driving contest, stands next to a Chevrolet Six automobile outside Hult's Capita...

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Good Will Tour

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm (left) inspects the 21 wheels of Marathon County cheddar cheese and keys to Wisconsin's vacation land on the steps of the Wisconsi...

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking north past the front portico. The view includes...

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Licari's Tavern

Date: 1980 

Description: Four arches reach above decorative thatched windows on a Spanish style building, which was known as Licari's Tavern. 1405 Emil Street.

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Ott House

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: An interior view of the John George Ott home, 754 Jenifer Street, built in 1873. Ott, a Swiss immigrant, served as an alderman and county supervisor.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: 1 Langdon Street at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue, looking southeast.

Date: 1871 after

Description: Six billiard tables in a large room with high ceilings at the Park Hotel on Carroll Street. Benches and chairs line the back wall, and large windows are al...

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U.S. Sugar Company

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Two women standing on path in front of the Garver Feed Mill, which was originally a sugar beet processing factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Madison featuring Central High School/Madison Area Technical College (MATC) at top center.

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