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Description: View from distance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) dome burning on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Smoke is billowing out from the building...
Description: A fleet of cars is lined up in front of City Car Company Cab Service located at 214 East Washington Avenue. Building on the left became Paradise Printing,...
Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1835 Helena Street, and the garage behind it on the left, both built by Willard Droster.
Description: Color coded map. Legend in the top left hand corner reads: "EXISTING AIRPORT PAVEMENT" (purple), "FUTURE 5-YEAR DEVELOPMENT" (bright pink), "ULTIMATE AIRPO...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the area, numbered blocks and lots, local streets, roads, parks, Nakoma Country Club golf course, and landscaping. The map is ori...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: A construction crew blacktopping a Madison residential street.
Description: Cars park in the Pyramid Motor Company used car lot at 721 University Avenue. The Standard Oil Company service station sign can be seen in the background...
Description: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, a Republican Presidential candidate, prepares to board a Wisconsin Central airplane in Madison after meeting with supporter...
Description: Mrs. Donald O. (Faye) Nelson with her children, Tracy and Timmy, walk over the Rustic Bridge in Shorewood Hills while modeling new autumn fashions.
Date: 1898-07-04 ca.
Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.
Description: Beechnut Gum girls, posed in front of an automobile, promoting the product for a national advertising campaign.
Description: Paul R. Anderson of DeForest winning the final heat of the 1946 Madison soap box derby in his car the "Green Hornet." The race was held on Gorham street....
Description: Houses on the south side of the 2100 block of University Avenue. The address on the entrance at the far right is 2125.
Description: $25,000 estimated damage was caused when a semi-trailer loaded with Mercedes-Benz engines crashed into a railroad viaduct on Troy Drive near School Road....
Description: Railway Express Agency truck in front of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway station. Seated or standing on the truck are five people (Frost family?). The...
Date: 1900 after
Description: Construction debris litters the ground around the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol (third in Madison) as reconstruction of the capitol proceeds after the 190...
Description: Interior view of Forbes Meagher trailer, with older child playing piano and two younger children watching.
Description: A Wisconsin Foundry & Machine Company road equipment display of a Badger one-piece crushing screening plant. The equipment is displayed on Monona Avenue. S...
Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.
Description: Raymond Dvorak, University of Wisconsin band director arriving in Madison after a train accident in Kremlin, Oklahoma. He is on a gurney with attendants, a...
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