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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...
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College Avenue

Date: 1860
Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...
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Driving Hogs through Town

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Description: Bill Payne driving a herd of large hogs through town on Main Street, possibly on the way to Adam Best's Butcher's Shop. Storefronts identified, from left t...
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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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Medicine Wagon Driving through Town

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Description: Dr. Eugene Krohn driving his medicine wagon. The man behind the wagon is either Rufus Jones or Warren C. Jones.
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Monthly Market Fair

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of farmer's wagons, teams, and pedestrian traffic crowd Princeton's main street for the monthly market fair. Some snow is on the ground and a...
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Cyclists and Pedestrians

Date: 1890
Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.
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Eugenics Demonstration on Wall Street

Date: October 27 1915
Description: Four impoverished men hired by "The Medical Review of Reviews" carry signs with the eugenics slogans, "I am a burden to myself and the State. Should I be a...
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Armistice Day in Milwaukee

Date: November 11 1957
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
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Snow Removal after a Storm

Date: February 1933
Description: Winter scene showing snow removal vehicles working to clear the snow on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee after a winter blizzard.
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Main Street

Date: 1909
Description: Main Street looking south.
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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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Snow in Whitewater

Date: March 1881
Description: Winter scene looking north along First Street to its intersection with Main Street, Whitewater, Wisconsin. Shows aftermath of a big snowstorm which occurre...
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Fitchburg Business Section

Date: 1923
Description: Business section of Fitchburg. Building and trees to the right with men and cars out front.
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Costume Parade

Date: 1907
Description: Elevated view of a costume parade on State Street, at the corner of State Street and Gilman Street. On both sides of the street are drugstores. The one on...
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Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) Sketch

Date: 1851
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
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The Strand Theater

Date: August 11 1927
Description: Elevated view of the Strand Theater located at 16 East Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. The marquee reads "Babe Ruth and Anna Q. Nilsson...
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State Street Looking Toward Bascom Hall

Date: 1954
Description: Elevated view of State Street looking toward Bascom Hall and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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200 Block of State Street from West Johnson Street

Date: 1913
Description: View looking up the 200 block of State Street from West Johnson Street, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction. The bank on the left i...

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