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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...

Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol ablaze.

Andreas Dahl and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1876
Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Titanic Survivors

Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.
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Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map showing a panoramic view of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background...

Armed Forces Day

Date: 1950
Description: Color guards marching past the Wisconsin State Capitol carrying flags as a crowd looks on.

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1945
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Employment Office

Date: August 09 1934
Description: Office of the Wisconsin State Employment Service. View of King Street looking toward Capitol Square from East Doty Street. Businesses in view include Quisl...

Aerial View of Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1958
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Capitol and surrounding area.

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a courtroom scene framed with a draped American flag and th...

Aerial View of the Isthmus

Date: 1908
Description: A panoramic aerial view of the Isthmus taken from a kite. Lake Mendota is to the right in the background with Picnic Point jutting into the lake. The photo...

Wisconsin State Capitol under Construction

Description: Structural steel beams being used in the construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Structural Work on the Wisconsin State Capitol

Description: Men doing structural steel work on the Wisconsin State Capitol while under construction.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) Demolition

Date: August 09 1906
Description: Demolition of the semi-circular West Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. In this picture the upper stories are gone, but behind the scaffolding the...

Group photograph in the Governor's Office

Date: December 23 1920
Description: Members of the Department of State in the Governor's office at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Seated, in the middle, is Secretary Fred R. Zimmerman.

North Wing under Construction

Description: North wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol under construction, with construction scaffolding in the foreground.

Father Groppi Speaking at Demonstration

Date: 1969
Description: Father Groppi speaking at demonstration in the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber.

Wisconsin State Capitol Planting Design

Date: 1911
Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) with Minarets

Date: 1891
Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...

Madison Railways Company Bus

Date: 1934
Description: Bus of the Madison Railways Company parked in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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