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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...
Photograph

International Scout Garbage Truck

Date: 1961
Description: International Scout truck with dump box loading refuse into a garbage truck in a suburban neighborhood.
Photograph

Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.
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Fire Fighters Rescuing Victims

Date: 1910
Description: Slightly elevated view of fire fighters on the side of a building and standing on the ground lifting people out of a building.
Photograph

Fire at Atlas Flour Mill

Date: December 11 1926
Description: Fire destroyed the Atlas Flour Mill, causing an estimated $100,000 in damage. Thirteen engine companies, six truck companies, and two fire boats fought the...
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Hand Engine of Volunteer Fire Department

Date: 1887
Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...
Photograph

Fire Truck on Country Road

Date: 1918
Description: Four men dressed in fire fighting gear driving a fire truck on State Highway 47 near Appleton. The Wisconsin Highway Commission which published this photo...
Photograph

Fire Fighters in International CO-8190 Fire Truck

Date: 1963
Description: Five fire fighters en route to a fire in an International CO-8190 fire truck.
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Old City Hall

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Description: A group of men sitting and standing in front of Old City Hall (built 1860).
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Information Filing and Storage

Date: April 17 1964
Description: A clerk checks real estate property information in a vast filing system housed in a vault.
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School Crossing Guard

Date: September 10 1987
Description: A traffic crossing guard reading while she is waiting for a Grafton elementary school to dismiss its students for the day.
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Fire Fighters Douse Flames Downtown

Date: April 15 1950
Description: Fire fighters from neighboring communities help put out at a nighttime fire in the downtown business district.
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Madison Gas & Electric Co. Interior

Date: February 22 1946
Description: Interior view of the Madison Gas & Electric Company, showing metal floor and stairway, windows and beam arrangement, 115 South Blount Street.
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Auto License Bureau

Date: May 17 1939
Description: Wisconsin Auto License Bureau, 16-20 E. Doty Street, Card Typing Department, with women at typewriters and male supervisor.
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Free Throw

Date: December 30 1938
Description: Eleven boys watching another practice a free throw for the Madison Department of Recreation boys basketball team.
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Tar Tank Truck

Date: January 12 1938
Description: Rear view of highway tarring tank truck with spreader bar down, taken for William Gunnison, road contractor, Middleton.
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Dane County Garage

Date: August 12 1937
Description: View towards the front of the Dane County Highway Department Garage, 2302 Fish Hatchery Road. Art-Deco style building.
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Dane County Garage

Date: August 12 1937
Description: Dane County Highway Department Garage, 2302 Fish Hatchery Road, from the rear.
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Two Taylor County Tar Tank Trucks

Date: April 26 1937
Description: Two Taylor County tar tank trucks parked in front of Max Lehman's house, 1724 Park Street. Taken for William Gunnison, road contractor, Middleton, Wisconsi...
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Lafayette County Tar Tank Trucks

Date: April 26 1937
Description: Two Lafayette County tar tank trucks park in front of Max Lehman's house, 1724 Park Street.

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