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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...

Spic and Span Dry Cleaners

Date: March 14 1957
Description: Store front and delivery vehicles of Spic and Span Dry Cleaning. Green Bay, Wisconsin. March 14, 1957.

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...

Wisconsin State Capitol

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

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...

State Street View

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

State Street from 200 Block

Date: 1929
Description: State Street view looking toward the University of Wisconsin, with the 200 block in the foreground. The marquee for the Capitol Theatre reads "'Jealousy',...

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...

State Street toward the Wisconsin State Capitol

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

King Street

Date: 1954
Description: King Street, looking past the Majestic Theater, with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

The Sherlock Hotel

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

Christ Presbyterian Church

Date: May 10 1929
Description: View from across street of the Christ Presbyterian Church, located at 124 Wisconsin Avenue.

U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse under Construction

Date: April 01 1927
Description: Post Office at 215 Monona Avenue. View looking north from Wilson Street at the nearly completed front and south sides.

Madison Post Office

Description: Madison Post Office at 215 Monona Avenue.

Union Transfer Fireproof Storage and other Businesses

Date: September 17 1931
Description: View down East Wilson Street from the corner of King Street. The Union Transfer Building is on the right hand side at 155-303 East Wilson Street, Rubin's F...

Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: May 02 1927
Description: View of Madison businesses on Henry Street, with steel frame construction of the Capitol Theatre in the background.

Hotel Washington

Date: April 21 1935
Description: Exterior view from the street of The Hotel Washington, 636 West Washington Avenue, with two cars parked in front.

State Street Neon Signs at Night

Date: December 05 1930
Description: Night view looking down State Street from the intersection at North Carroll Street. Lighting up the scene are the blurred lights of automobiles moving alon...

Aerial View of Milwaukee Railroad Roundhouse

Date: 1956
Description: Aerial view of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad station, roundhouse, and yard at the intersection of West Washington Avenue (across lower left...

State Street and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1936
Description: State Street view looking east from Johnson Street, towards the Wisconsin State Capitol. On the corner on the left is Glasgow Tailers, and further up the b...

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