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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Date: 1955 

Description: Man inserting a coin in a parking meter.

Date: 1959-05-16 

Description: A crowd watching a formation flight by military aircraft at a Truax Field air show.

Date: 1954-10-13 

Description: View of the Capitol building from the intersection of West Doty Street and the 100 block of South Carroll Street. Cars are parked on West Doty Street and...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...

Map or Atlas

Fuller's Woods Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: A decorative map of Fuller's Woods development along the Lake Mendota shoreline. Includes numbered lots and building line setbacks with decorative features...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1930 

Description: This map of Madison is 7 maps showing the city between 1885 and 1930. Each map has its own annotations of population growth, neighborhoods, and other cha...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An upside down Bancroft delivery truck. A man is standing just behind the front tires. On the right, a "Dane County Police Traffic" car can be seen behind...

Date: 1959-01-21 

Description: Portrait of Joseph C. Jones, retiring Madison District highway engineer.

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Night view with streetcars at the Capitol Square on Pinckney Street. Walzinger's Drugstore is one of the prominent storefronts on the left.

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.

Date: 1832 

Description: Hand-drawn map in two parts of the route of Governor J.D. Doty. Probably made by Doty in 1832 as a result of his travels with Alexander J. Center.

Date: 1903 

Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1918 

Description: This map shows Madison and includes an index of University of Wisconsin buildings, city buildings, and churches. Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra...

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