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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Second)

Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Spectators standing at the South Wing during the aftermath of the fire which destroyed the second Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, February 26-27, 1904. Although the fire appears to be out in this photograph, smoke still obscures the dome. The pathways are littered with tables and chairs and books that have been rescued.
DESCRIPTION
Spectators standing at the South Wing during the aftermath of the fire which destroyed the second Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, February 26-27, 1904. Although the fire appears to be out in this photograph, smoke still obscures the dome. The pathways are littered with tables and chairs and books that have been rescued.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23460
Creation Date:February 27 1904
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Hanks, Stanley C. (Stanley Charles), 1872-1945 : Madison, Wisconsin history photograph collection, circa 1850s-1985
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6095.40
Original Dimensions:7 x 4.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Trees
Fires
Furniture
Cities and towns
Crowds
Outdoor photography
Snow
Capitol buildings

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