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Altmeyer and Signers of Medicare Bill

Date: July 30 1965
Description: Caption reads: "Arthur Altmeyer poses outdoors with John Engell (last name?), Paul Douglas, and Oscar Ewing at the signing of the Medicare Bill." Arthur...

Garrick Theater

Date: September 21 1934
Description: Exterior view of the Garrick Theater at 115 Monona Avenue. The view also contains the Kehoe Cigars store, Savidusky's at 113 Monona Avenue, Jimmy Dodge Bil...

Northwestern Insurance Company Building

Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

Tenney Building, Liggetts Drug Store

Date: 1934
Description: View of the front face of the Tenney Building, corner of Pinckney and Main Streets, on the Capitol Square. Liggetts Drug Store occupies a portion of the lo...

Abraham Lincoln and Union Commanders

Date: 1884
Description: This composite portrait of David G. Farragut, William T. Sherman, George H. Thomas, Abraham Lincoln, George G. Meade, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph Hooker, Phil...

Confined to Bed

Date: August 28 1960
Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.

National Guardian Life Insurance Building

Date: June 16 1941
Description: National Guardian Life Insurance Company building, 142 East Gilman Street. The building was built in 1941 and torn down in 1970.

AAA Display Window

Date: March 28 1939
Description: American Automobile Association display window showing Wisconsin travel brochures and pictures of tourist destinations around the state.

New Farmer's Mutual Building

Date: July 18 1935
Description: New Farmer's Mutual (now American Family) building at 312 Wisconsin Avenue under construction. Signboards in front read, in part: "New Home for Farmers Mut...

Police Officers Receive Group Insurance Policies

Date: May 16 1935
Description: Group portrait of police officers receiving insurance policies in front of the Madison Police Station, 14-16 South Webster Street, with motorcycles parked...

La Follette Signing Unemployment Bill

Date: January 28 1932
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette signing unemployment insurance law. Left to right: Henry Ohl Jr., Mrs. Elizabeth Brandeis-Raushenbusch, Paul Raushenbusch,...

Family of Twelve under Trees

Date: 1870
Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...

Family in Wooded Yard

Date: 1873
Description: Family posing in a wooded yard. One man holds a wooden flute. Behind them is a Greek Revival house with a Madison Mutual insurance sign over the door.

Children Standing in front of Wooden Fence

Date: 1872
Description: Six children stand in front of a wooden fence that has posts and picket fence gate. A cat sits on the wooden walk behind them and their mother sits on the...

Yankee-Built Greek Revival House

Date: 1870
Description: A Yankee-built Greek Revival frame house from the 1840s. The small dark rectangular plaque above the door is a Madison Mutual Insurance Company sign that i...

Women and Children in Yard near House

Date: 1876
Description: Two women and three children standing in the yard of cube-shaped house with porch and hipped roof with strangely placed windows. The woman on the right en...

Halle Steensland and Family

Date: 1875
Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children (left to right: Morten, Henry, Edward, Halbert and Helen) in front of their home in Mapl...

Family under Large Tree

Date: 1875
Description: Newhouse family in yard under large tree, with frame house that has latticework siding on the front porch as well as a Hekla sign, indicating that the hous...

Funeral Party around Casket

Date: 1874
Description: Group portrait of a large funeral party assembled around a casket in front of an upright-and-wing frame house. Two older men on the left, one identified as...

Halle Steensland and Wife Sophia

Date: 1875
Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. Fro...

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