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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View of the Wisconsin State Capitol fire of February 26-27, 1904 from East Main Street at about 4:00 a.m. The East and West wings were destroyed, as was much of the central rotunda and the South Wing.  The undamaged North Wing continued to be used during the construction of the Fourth Capitol.
DESCRIPTION
View of the Wisconsin State Capitol fire of February 26-27, 1904 from East Main Street at about 4:00 a.m. The East and West wings were destroyed, as was much of the central rotunda and the South Wing. The undamaged North Wing continued to be used during the construction of the Fourth Capitol.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4845
Creation Date:February 27 1904
Creator Name:Livermore, Joseph
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 08 (State Capitol, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, [1848-1913])
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 5-1060
Original Dimensions:16 x 20 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Fifteen-year-old Joseph Livermore took this dramatic photograph using his vest-pocket Kodak camera. Livermore later sold prints for 5 cents each. The print is in the Historical Society's collection
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Fires

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