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Storybook House

Date: 1973-06-13 

Description: The design of the "Storybook House" at 2114 Van Hise Avenue, was inspired by fairytale drawings and French Norman architecture. The house was built of holl...

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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: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of the State Office Building looking up at the open windows.

Date: 1954-10-28 

Description: Exterior view of 212-218 North Bassett Street, Hyland-Hall & Company (plumbing, heating and sheet metal contractors) and Evans, Reuschlien & Co., electrica...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Last elm tree on State Street being cut down. The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Memorial Union are in the background.

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Wilson Hotel

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Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Hotel on East Wilson Street. Architectural details include a turret, arched windows and textured brickwork.

Date: 1931-08-17 

Description: Elevated view of Montgomery Ward Co. at 102 North Hamilton Street, showing linen department.

Date: 1870-05-17 ca.

Description: A large group, mainly men, are gathered behind the "Lake City Cornet Band" who are in uniform near a lake shore, possibly Lake Monona. The card was marked...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Unexecuted design by Frank Lloyd Wright of Nakoma Country Club, for which the architect received a fee of $5,000.

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Description: Kehl's Dancing Academy, later used as the Labor Temple.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Benjamin Franklin Hopkins house, 142 East Gilman Street, built by Hopkins about 1850. The house was later owned by Dr. William Jacobs. The square bay...

Date: 1928-03-30 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol night view.

Date: 1948-01-05 

Description: Charles E. Bohlen, United States State Department counselor, speaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House during a program which launched Wi...

Date: 1940-11-06 

Description: Exterior night view of the Darling Shop, located at 9 East Main Street, with people looking at the window displays. A portion of the lighted neon "Darling...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View from the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol looking east down King Street toward Lake Monona.

Date: 1959 

Description: Scaffolding in the Historical Society Library Reading Room used to replace the art glass in the skylights and the original brass ceiling lights. Flouresce...

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Paul Bunyan Effigy

Date: 1935-11-05 

Description: A Paul Bunyan figure used to celebrate University of Wisconsin Homecoming, was placed on the lawn in front of Bascom Hall. Two athletes stand beside the fi...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

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