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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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Madison Brass Band at State Fair

Date: September 10 1879
Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
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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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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol ablaze.
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North Central Airplane over Madison

Date: 1952
Description: Aerial view of a North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane flying over the Madison isthmus. Clearly visible are the Wisconsin State Capitol, the 1 West Wilson S...
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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...
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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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Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1899
Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.
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Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1939
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, with cars parked in front.
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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...
Drawing

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.
Painting

Sunset from Lake Monona

Date: 1881
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) without Dome

Date: 1868
Description: View from unpaved Wisconsin Avenue looking east toward the third Wisconsin State Capitol sometime prior to the completion of the dome (1869). The portion o...
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Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue

Date: August 25 1933
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue. The Loraine Hotel is on the right side of the image.
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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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State Street

Date: 1939
Description: View looking east up State Street from Johnson Street, with the Orpheum and Capitol theaters on either side of the street, and the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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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.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map encompassing all of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background and Lake...

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