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Monona Avenue

Date: 1890
Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...
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Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue

Date: 1939
Description: View down sidewalk along West Washington Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. A man is crossing the street and there is a car at the corner that has the wor...
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Capitol View of the Water Tower

Date: 1890
Description: The Madison water tower and farmers' market as seen through the stone gateway at the East Washington Avenue entrance to the Capitol Park. The building on...
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Capitol View with Hotel Loraine

Date: 1920
Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...
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North Pinckney Street

Date: 1873
Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Visible storefronts include the D...
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Tenney Building

Date: 1953
Description: The corner of Main and Pinckney Streets with the Tenney building.
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Old Water Tower

Date: 1915
Description: East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Park with a view of the water tower, which stood from 1890 to 1920.
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Pinckney Street

Date: 1859
Description: Daguerreotype of elevated view of Pinckney Street, looking northwest. View includes the American House and Bruen's Block, both on the corner of East Washin...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and East Washington Avenue

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Description: View of the North Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background, the Capitol Park, and farm wagons on East Washington Avenue on market day. T...
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Capitol Fence

Date: 1868
Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...
Postcard

Capitol Park Entrance

Date: 1912
Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...
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Capitol Park Entrance and Madison City Hall

Date: 1880
Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue entrance of the Capitol Park to Madison City Hall. The City Hall building has a clock tower on the roof. The stone gateways...
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Pinckney Street

Date: 1870
Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.
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Dane County Courthouse and Jail

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.
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Fuller Opera House

Date: 1895
Description: Exterior view of the Fuller Opera House, which later became the Parkway Theater and was razed in 1954.
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The Park Hotel

Date: 1880
Description: An exterior view of the Park Hotel, at the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Children and adults are standing on the street corner on the left. A large g...
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View Down West Main Street

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Description: A view down West Main Street at South Carroll Street looking west.

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