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Madison City Railways Crew

Date: 1911
Description: Streetcar and crew of the Madison City Railways Company. The streetcar number is #50 and the route sign says Wingra Park.
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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...
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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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Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Date: 1910
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
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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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Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
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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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Panoramic View of Dudgeon Neighborhood

Date: 1916
Description: Panoramic view of the Wingra area from the railroad tracks north of Gregory Street. Looking towards Lake Wingra, across Monroe Street.
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Crowded Market

Date: 1910
Description: Crowded market which extended from Blount Street to Livingston Street, between Dayton and Mifflin Streets.
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Yellow Cab Transfer Company

Date: 1922
Description: Exterior view of the Yellow Cab Transfer Company located at 643 E. Wilson Street, (housed in the Denison Building) with two cabs with drivers out front.
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Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...
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Night View of Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1955
Description: A nighttime view of the Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from Monona Avenue (South Wisconsin Avenue until December 1, 1877; Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard...
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South Park Street Interchange

Date: 1956
Description: Aerial view of the South Park Street interchange.
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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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Railroad Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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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...
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Photographer J. Robert Tayor

Date: 1928
Description: Standing atop a special vehicle fitted with a body built to resemble a camera, Taylor found the ideal vantage point from which to cover a news event. The c...
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Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1912
Description: Street cars and busy pedestrian traffic mingle in this view of the 200 West Water Street block in downtown Milwaukee.
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Milwaukee Coal Wagon

Date: 1904
Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.

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