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James L. Clark, City Health Inspector

Date: September 20 1947
Description: James L. Clark, Madison city health inspector, shown pointing to a map of Madison marked with X's signifying places with rat infestation.
Map or Atlas

Map of West Part of City of Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1907
Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...
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First Official Dial Telephone Call in Madison

Date: September 30 1949
Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
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Map of Madison City : Showing Approaches, Streets, Lots, Blocks, Subdivisions, and General Plan

Date: 1906
Description: This map shows shows streets, subdivisions, railroads, places of interest including the State Capitol, the University of Wisconsin, Camp Randall, Henry Vil...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Yule Tree

Date: December 21 1953
Description: Regina Jean Licari places places a gift under the Yule tree installed in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Gifts placed there were given to residents of th...
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Madison Mothers March on Polio

Date: January 23 1952
Description: Mrs. Robert Fletcher, 3304 Wallace Avenue, holds one of the large March of Dimes containers seen in Madison business places this month. Mrs. Fletcher is on...
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Madison Skyline

Date: 1930
Description: Madison skyline, looking from the roof of the recently-constructed Methodist Hospital toward the Wisconsin State Capitol, obscured by The Loraine Hotel, wh...
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Decorating First Apartment

Date: April 17 1950
Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. George places his oil painting "Russian Spring" on the wall as Lorna l...
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"Wisconsin" Statue on Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: July 20 1914
Description: A crane places the gilded bronze statue, "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, on top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Yule Tree

Date: December 21 1953
Description: Sandra Hughes places a gift under the Yule tree installed in the rotunda of the State Capitol.
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AAA and Tourism

Date: July 30 1948
Description: E.T. McQueen, AAA field reporter, who inspects sleeping accommodations and eating places for the AAA Accommodations Directory, issued annually.
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Central High Homecoming King and Queen

Date: September 26 1951
Description: Central High School homecoming king Gilbert Pond places a crown on the homecoming queen, Marilyn Krask. In the background are two members of the queen's co...
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Agricultural Hall from the East

Date: 1930
Description: View of the College of Agriculture, Agricultural Hall as seen from the east on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Agricultural Hall

Date: 1916
Description: View of the exterior of the college of Agriculture, Agricultural Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Madison Summer Activities

Date: July 09 1958
Description: Pat, 8, and Vicki Rohan, 14, examine some of the equipment in the press room of Madison Newspapers, Inc. The photograph was taken for part of an article su...
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Agricultural Hall on Henry Mall

Date: 1927
Description: View of Agricultural Hall and Henry Mall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Madison Summer Activities

Date: July 09 1958
Description: Four children stand on the observation deck watching planes at the Madison Municipal airport. The children include, from left to right: Carol, 3, Christine...
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Madison City Swim Meet

Date: August 07 1949
Description: Helen Wear, representing Maple bluff, takes part in the diving competition at the annual Madison city swimming meet held at B. B. Clark beach. Helen was o...
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Mills Residence

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Description: Simeon Mills (farm) residence, 2709 Sommers Avenue. This Victorian Italianate residence was built from local sandstone in 1863. Mills, an early Madison set...
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West Junior High School Spelling Finalists

Date: April 04 1950
Description: Roger E. Trafford, principal at West junior high school, stands in an auditorium with his students who won the first four places in the school spelling bee...

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