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Iceboats on Lake Mendota

Date: 1896
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
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Yahara River

Date: 1908
Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.
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Brittingham Park

Date: 1900
Description: Boys playing on makeshift diving board on the shore of Lake Monona at Brittingham Park.
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Charles Brown Residence

Date: May 12 1896
Description: Charles N. Brown residence, southeast corner of the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. On the left is 263 Langdon Street. Both structures were de...
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Park and Pleasure Drive Association Members

Date: 1895
Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...
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Yahara River below Williamson Street

Date: 1908
Description: A view of the Yahara River below Williamson Street.
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Boathouse Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: April 24 1899
Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Park Gateway

Date: 1899
Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Park in Winter

Date: 1896
Description: Winter scene of the third Wisconsin State Capitol looking west from King Street. By the turn of the century, the trees in the Capitol had grown tall and on...
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Chadbourne Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

Date: 1900
Description: View from Park Street of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with a four-story attached outhouse.
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The Wisconsin Building

Date: 1907
Description: View of the Wisconsin Building at 102 State Street and Carroll Street, built around 1901. The majority of the building was then occupied by Collyer's Drugs...
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Marquette Sign on King Street

Date: 1907
Description: View of storefronts lining King Street. The marquee of The Majestic is prominent in the image, as is The Marquette, and a drugstore down the street.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Buildings

Date: 1899
Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...
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Children At Brittingham Park

Date: 1905
Description: Group of children playing with a makeshift diving board at Brittingham Bay swimming hole.
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Sherman Avenue Bridge

Date: 1904
Description: A group of people on the Sherman Avenue Bridge with the old malt house in the background.
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Madison from Lake Monona

Date: 1906
Description: View of Madison from Lake Monona with the capitol building in background. This view of Brittingham Park shows a part of the park shortly after if had been...
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Filling In Brittingham Park

Date: 1907
Description: A steam-powered dredge anchored in Monona Bay is filling in Brittingham Park.
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Monona Bay in Madison

Date: 1904
Description: Monona Bay from the railroad trestle looking southwest, close to where the railroad tracks cross North Shore Drive (now Brittingham Park) with old houses a...
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Dewey's Victory Arch

Date: 1898
Description: Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Man...
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Observatory Hill

Date: 1898
Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

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