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Liquor Window Display

Date: October 14 1948
Description: Calvert Liquor window display at the Badger Liquor Shop, 402 State Street.
Drawing

Bur Oaks

Date: August 1852
Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.
Photograph

Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda

Date: 
Description: Partial view from above of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda with a group of people looking toward the North Gallery.
Photograph

Clothing Drive Contest

Date: May 01 1945
Description: Pupils of the Highlands-Mendota Beach School ran a clothing drive contest among school rooms and collected well over a truckload of clothing. Pictured are...
Photograph

Aerial View of Hoyt Park

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of Hoyt Park including the surrounding neighborhoods. Resurrection Cemetery can be seen at the upper right of the image.
Photograph

Aerial View of Universitiy of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum including a portion of Lake Wingra and surrounding residential neighborhoods.
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of Pennco Field (Royal Airport), and Lake Monona near the city limits. A crowd is gathered at the airport to watch an air show.
Photograph

Aerial View University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum including the surrounding residential neighborhoods.
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport

Date: 
Description: Aerial view of Pennco Field (Royal Airport), the shoreline of Lake Monona, and the surrounding countryside near the city limits.
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of the Pennco Field (Royal Airport), including the hanger and airplanes on the ground. Lake Monona, the Wisconsin State Capitol, and the Madiso...
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport

Date: 
Description: Aerial view of a crowd at the Pennco Field (Royal Airport), gathered for an aerial show. Biplanes possibly used for the show are on the airstrip. Automob...
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport Hanger

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of the Pennco Field (Royal Airport) hanger surrounded by spectators gathered for an air show. Biplanes are parked on the grounds of the airpor...
Photograph

Aerial View of Pennco Airport

Date: 1930
Description: Aerial view of biplanes at the Pennco Field (Royal Airport), probably for an air show. Lake Monona is in the background.
Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
Map or Atlas

Original Madison Plat Map

Date: July 01 1836
Description: Original plat map of the town of Madison on the four lakes.
Photograph

USO-Travelers Aid Award Presentation

Date: March 19 1944
Description: USO-Travelers Aid award ceremony, featuring Dr. Robert West, Professor of Speech Pathology of the University of Wisconsin and Chairman of the USO Council,...
Photograph

Man Standing at WHA Microphone

Date: April 02 1944
Description: Mr. Witte, possibly Edwin E. Witte, at a WHA microphone.
Photograph

Investiture Ceremony at St. Bernard's Church

Date: April 26 1944
Description: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Bernard G. Traudt, Milwaukee, conferring the rank of monsignor with title of right reverend on St. Bernard's pastor, William Eggers. Assisti...
Photograph

Carolyn Hall, Bruce Mohs, and David Culver

Date: May 18 1944
Description: Carolyn Hall, Bruce Mohs, and David Culver, with bicycles, at the Youth Hostel on the Samuel Post farm, located on Middleton Road, near Shorewood Hills.
Photograph

All-Star Baseball Game

Date: July 12 1944
Description: Crowd of Navy men and women in the stands watching the Madison-area amateur baseball all-stars in a game against the Navy's Great Lakes Bluejackets at Bree...

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