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Wisconsin State Capitol Fire Damage

Date: 1904
Description: Interior damage to the Wisconsin State Capitol following the fire of 1904. The original photomount had the annotation: "Where my desk stood at the time of...
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Surveying Fire Damage in the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: February 1904
Description: Second floor corridor of the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south, after the fire of February 27, 1904. The view is through the c...
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Wisconsin Capitol after 1904 Fire

Date: 1904
Description: Men working on the reconstruction of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol (third in Madison) after the 1904 fire.
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Surveying Fire Damage to the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: February 1904
Description: Damage caused to the third Wisconsin State Capitol by the fire of February 26-27. This photograph shows the first floor corridor, looking West. Still intac...
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Surveying Fire Damage to the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: February 1904
Description: Ruins of the Senate Chamber at the Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 26-27.
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Fire at Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Spectators near the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol watching the fire that eventually destroyed most of the building.
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Fire Damage to the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: February 1904
Description: The office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction in the East Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 27.
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Surveying Fire Damage

Date: February 1904
Description: Ruins of the second floor of the North Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, looking south, after the fire. The blaze nearly destroyed the entire buil...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol fire of February 26-27, 1904 from East Main Street at about 4:00 a.m. The East and West wings were destroyed, as was mu...
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Surveying Fire Damage

Date: February 1904
Description: Damaged East Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 27-28, showing details of the iron Corinthian columns, and the decoration...
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Surveying Fire Damage

Date: February 1904
Description: Ruins of the Senate Chamber in the Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 26-27. Here the damage was almost total, leaving only a piece of plas...
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Third Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Date: February 26 1904
Description: People view the third capitol building with a large fountain in front. The third Capitol was built between 1857 and 1869 and destroyed by fire on February...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 1904
Description: View of the crowd standing at the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol watching the fire that destroyed most of the building. Because the University w...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Second)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Spectators standing at the South Wing during the aftermath of the fire which destroyed the second Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, February 26-27, 1904....
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Third and Fourth Wisconsin State Capitols

Date: 1912
Description: The fourth Wisconsin State Capitol on the left, with the North Wing of the old Capitol still standing at right. The North Wing was not damaged by the fire...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Fire at the third Wisconsin State Capitol, showing the South Wing, and spectators gathered on the path. Some of the salvaged contents of the building are s...
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Bookcase in Fire Damage

Date: February 1904
Description: A close-up of the damage in the office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction caused by the Wisconsin State Capitol fire. Details of interest include...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol fire, showing a crowd watching near the South Wing. Some of the contents of the building are already in wagons ready to be hauled a...
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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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Surveying Fire Damage in the Third Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1904
Description: The remains of a second floor corridor in the North Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 27-28, 1904. This photograph docum...

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