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Wisconsin State Capitol from 200 Block of State Street

Date: 1939
Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes marquees for the Orpheum Theater and the Ca...
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State Street from Bascom Hill

Date: 1896
Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...
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Parishioners Outside New Fellowship Church of God

Date: 1939
Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.
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Wisconsin Cheese Billboard

Date: September 28 1942
Description: Highway billboard advertising Wisconsin cheese for the Department of Agriculture and Markets.
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State Street Winter Scene

Date: 1936
Description: Winter scene with people walking in the snow past a lamppost down State and Henry Streets, Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the backgr...
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Williamson Street With Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1940
Description: The 600 block of Williamson Street ("Machinery Row") with the old Fauerbach Brewery in the background.
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Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1939
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, with cars parked in front.
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Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1939
Description: Exterior view of the Fauerbach Brewery.
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State Street

Date: 1939
Description: View looking east up State Street from Johnson Street, with the Orpheum and Capitol theaters on either side of the street, and the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Train and Automobile at Intersection

Date: 1939
Description: A train is shown at the intersection of Williamson, S. Blair, and E. Wilson Streets in front of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot.
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State Street and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1936
Description: State Street view looking east from Johnson Street, towards the Wisconsin State Capitol. On the corner on the left is Glasgow Tailers, and further up the b...
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View of Capitol from West Washington Avenue

Date: 1938
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue.
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Northwestern Railroad Station

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior view of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad station, 219 S. Blair St., along with the Lake View Hotel, 524 E. Wilson St, in Madison. A man holding...
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Northwest Airlines DC-3

Date: 1936
Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...
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Keenan House

Date: 1940
Description: The Keenan House at 28 East Gilman Street, which was the residence of Dr. George Keenan, Chauncey Williams, and Col. J.H. Knight, and today a Madison landm...
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Residential Housing

Date: 1936
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
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Bentz Tavern

Date: 1936
Description: The Bentz Tavern, located at 3076 N. 12th Street, photographed for the WPA Writers' Project.
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Amateur Baseball in the Park

Date: 1938
Description: The catcher squats as the batter gets ready to swing at a pitch while the umpire looks on. This image was taken as part of the WPA Federal Writers Project...
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Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Station

Date: 1939
Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.
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Chicago & Northwestern Locomotive

Date: 1938
Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.

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