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Postcard

On Mendota Lake Near Varsity Boat House

On Mendota Lake Near Varsity Boat House | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
View of a group of people in a large model launch with an American flag on Lake Mendota near the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse.
DESCRIPTION
View of a group of people in a large model launch with an American flag on Lake Mendota near the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11027
Creation Date: 1915
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 1955
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Launch owners and members of Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association wanted a way to travel between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, so the Yahara River Improvement Association dredged the Yahara River between Monona and Mud Lake and the Railroad Commison raised the railroad track into Lake Waubesa to open the four lakes.
SUBJECTS
Boathouses
Clothing and dress
Hats
University of Wisconsin
Outdoor photography
Flags
Boats and boating
Lakes
Shorelines

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