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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the Oscar Mayer plant.

Postcard

Monkey Island

Date: 1959 

Description: Monkey Island, a popular attraction at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). It was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and modeled after one in the Hagen...

Date: 1947-06-05 

Description: Jane and Jone Johnson, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson of Black River Falls, on the bridge over the lagoon at Vilas Park.

Date: 1981-04 

Description: Badger Radiator Service, 2305 Winnebago Street. Owned by Donald Felland from 1960-2005. Demolished in 2008.

Date: 1945-04-28 

Description: The annual University of Wisconsin-Madison student work day project located at Picnic Point. Shown munching sandwiches and cookies are four of the organize...

Date: 1959-07-29 

Description: Joy Justensen of Sun Prairie participates in the advance registration process for University of Wisconsin freshmen. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Justense...

Date: 1949-12-05 

Description: One of three University of Wisconsin boxers entered in the sixteenth annual Tournament of Contenders held at the University of Wisconsin fieldhouse. Indivi...

Date: 1959-02-28 

Description: Jesse Nixon of Wisconsin crosses the finish line after the 600-yard dash. His time was 1:11.3 minutes. In the background are Ohio State's Dick Strayer, sec...

Date: 1949-12-07 

Description: A display of stocking dolls, rabbits, and cats made by members of the Margaret Street Club for distribution to underprivileged children by the Wisconsin St...

Photograph

Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The lake steamer "Alice" approaches the Madison dock on Lake Monona. Two boys wearing caps stand at the end of the pier. At the time of this photograph, t...

Photograph

Rocky Roost

Date:  

Description: View across Lake Mendota of Rocky Roost, also known as the Lamp Cottage, located west of Governor's Island.

Date: 1950-05-04 

Description: Members of the Dane County Republican Women's Club chat with Mrs. Oscar (Mary) Rennebohm, wife of Wisconsin's governor, (also a member) at their monthly lu...

Photograph

Teenagers Picnic

Date: 1959-05-04 

Description: Julie Snyder roasts a hot dog at a Madison park shelter fireplace during a picnic for teenagers.

Date: 1953-11-02 

Description: The Business Women's Bowling league staged its first annual dress up bowling session at the Plaza Alleys. Bowler Mae Schaefer dresses as a Halloween witch...

Photograph

Bluejay

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A juvenile bluejay is perched on the back of a wicker chair.

Photograph

Mapleside

Date: 1970 

Description: Mapleside, a historic home on University Avenue, being demolished. It is the future location of Burger King.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue looking toward the northwest from the top of the Capitol. The elevated perspective provides an unusual view of the old City Hall (left) an...

Date: 1952-08-03 

Description: Three East High School students work on their art constructions.

Photograph

Edward A. Birge

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Edward A. Birge and Chancey Juday with plankton trap in Lake Mendota. From album of photographs relating to the research in limnology conducted at Trout La...

Date: 1956-09-11 

Description: Miss Constance Lind of 408 W. Mifflin Street, left, and Mrs. Jack Ellegard of 425 Paunack Place, are two of Madison's new "itinerant" art teachers for the...

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