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H.S. Manchester's, Incorporated, Department Store

Date: 1954
Description: Manchester's, Incorporated, department store on Mifflin Street.
Photograph

Dow Chemical Demonstration

Date: 1967
Description: Overhead view of large crowd of demonstrators being beaten back by police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the Dow Chemical demonstration on c...
Photograph

Father Holding Child

Date: 1960
Description: A father is holding his young son in his arms.
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Father in Apron Cooking

Date: 1960
Description: A father standing over a pan wearing an apron. He is cooking and smoking a cigar.
Photograph

Joseph McCarthy

Date: 1946
Description: Joseph McCarthy at the time of his election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., in the Republican primary.
Photograph

Collecting Taxes in the Federal Building

Date: January 30 1961
Description: Mrs. Peter Mohm wears a coat and scarf indoors as she collects taxes in an unheated federal building.
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Buell Home

Date: 1948
Description: The Buell home, built by Charles E. Buell in 1894, which was called "Buell's Folly" locally.
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Carpenter Residence

Date: 
Description: Newspaper clipping depicting the residence of Mrs. Theresa Carpenter at the corner of Regent and Allen Streets.
Photograph

Glen Oak Railway Station

Date: May 11 1964
Description: Newspaper image of the Glen Oak, Wisconsin train station, a few miles south of Montello on the Chicago and North Western Railway.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Capitol Square Newspaper Article

Date: 1956
Description: Capitol Square images from a 1956 Wisconsin State Journal article.
Photograph

West Doty Street

Date: 1955
Description: West Doty Street, from Monona Avenue looking toward South Carroll Street, showing the back side of Madison Newspapers, Inc. The building was added on to in...
Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1954
Description: View from Capitol Park of the First National Bank building and other buildings on Pinckney Street. Cars are parked at an angle on the street.
Photograph

930 East Gorham Street

Date: 1952
Description: A residence at 930 East Gorham Street, on the site once occupied by the Walker "castle".
Print

Madison Institute Broadside

Date: 1854
Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Lamp House

Date: April 30 1913
Description: Newspaper photograph of the Robert Lamp home, 22 North Butler Street, built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1903, and hidden in the center of one of Madison's upt...
Photograph

Yost-Kessinich Store

Date: 1954
Description: View of Yost-Kessinich Department Store at 201 State Street.
Photograph

Looking North From Capitol Square

Date: March 1954
Description: Elevated view looking north from the Wisconsin State Capitol down Hamilton Street. The Belmont Hotel and various storefronts are along Capitol Square.
Photograph

Willow Drive

Date: 1954
Description: View of bridge and overhanging tree on Willow Drive at the University.
Photograph

Madison Soap Box Derby Winner

Date: July 1950
Description: Roddy Botts with the tool set he won for best constructed car in the 1950 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby.
Manuscript

Frost's Woods Article

Date: February 26 1931
Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about the end of Lake Monona Wild Life Sanctuary Association, a group that had been trying to preserve Frost's Woods.

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