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Washburn and Woodman Bank

Date: 1932
Description: View from across street of the Washburn and Woodman Bank building, erected by C.C. Washburn and Cyrus Woodman. The bank was established in 1846 and operate...
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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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Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue

Date: 1939
Description: View down sidewalk along West Washington Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. A man is crossing the street and there is a car at the corner that has the wor...
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Motorcyclist and Crowd

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Description: A motorcyclist drives down the middle of the road, possibly in a race, as a crowd looks on.
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State Street View

Date: 1935
Description: View of the 200 and 300 blocks of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Orpheum Theater

Date: April 10 1927
Description: Elevated view of buildings in the 200 block of State Street, with the Orpheum Theater as a focal point. The theater marquee reads "New Orpheum." Next door...
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State Street toward the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1954
Description: A view down State Street looking towards the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Camp Stella

Date: 1915
Description: House, "Camp Stella," a.k.a. "Sevona Memorial Cottage," on Sand Island. The structure was orignally built by Sam S. Fifield, ex-Lieutenant Governor of Wisc...
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Severson's Service Station Beer Party

Date: June 10 1936
Description: View across street of a large group of people posing in front of Severson's Phillips 66 Service Station, 2089 Atwood Avenue, during a summer evening beer p...
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The Sherlock Hotel

Date: 1934
Description: Exterior view of the Sherlock Hotel 124 King Street at the corner of Doty Street.
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East Wilson Street

Date: January 08 1946
Description: 300 block of East Wilson Street looking southwest down the center of East Wilson Street from South Hancock Street intersection, taken at site of Reynolds B...
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Capitol Theatre Tower

Date: February 05 1930
Description: View from across the street of the Capitol Theatre tower. "Love Parade" is advertised on the marquee. Three automobiles are in the street in front of Peopl...
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Capitol View with Hotel Loraine

Date: 1920
Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...
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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890
Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...
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Madison Oriental Rug Company

Date: November 20 1927
Description: Oriental rug business owned by Solomon Gulessarian at 319 State Street. The Palace Barber Shop is next door on the right.
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The Old Post Office

Date: August 01 1929
Description: The old U.S. Post Office and Federal Building at 4 East Mifflin Street, just months before it was torn down and replaced by Manchester's Department store....
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Suhr Building

Date: November 25 1931
Description: This building on the corner of Main Street (to the left) and King Street (to the right) was built for John J. Suhr and designed by John Nader. Here it hous...
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Belmont Hotel

Date: March 03 1932
Description: Elevated view of the Belmont Hotel, located at the corner of North Pinckney Street and E. Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square.
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Commercial National Bank

Date: March 10 1932
Description: The Commercial National Bank building, on the corner of State and Carroll Streets, housed the bank as well as Mrs. Brown's Beauty Shoppe and Wegener and Ro...
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West Mifflin Street and the Parkway Theatre

Date: August 18 1932
Description: View of the Parkway Theatre marquee down West Mifflin Street, and a sign for the "RKO's Greater Show Season and Merchant's Greater Selling Season" on a lam...

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