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Historical Photographs and Images

Julius Vogel, beginning foot race around Lake Mendota outside the Jolly Tavern, 848 Williamson St, Wisconsin Inn in background

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

Julius Vogel, day of foot race around Lake Mendota outside the Jolly Tavern, 848 Williamson St

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

Mary Jean Splinter - Peter Pan Candy Company 822 Williamson. Mary Jean's father, Richard Splinter had worked at Madison Candy Company, and learned the candy making trade from the head candy maker, Thomas Prendergast.

Date: 1934

848 Williamson St Bar section of building being moved and attached onto the front of the existing house.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

Space between 848 Williamson St (left) and 852 Williamson St (right). Tobacco warehouse at 302 S Paterson St in background. The bar front at 848 is being moved onto the existing house. Notice that the building has no roof or windows, but is adorned with Fauerbach beer advertisements visible on the other plates.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

856 Williamson St Interior of the Horstmeyer barber shop.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

308 S Paterson St Horstmeyer House, later more popularly known as the C.C. Rider Clubhouse. Tobacco Warehouse at 302 S Paterson St in background.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

Julius Vogel, behind ushered back into the Jolly Tavern 848 Williamson, after his walk around Lake Monona.

Courtesy of Julius Vogel
Date: 1940's?

Julius Vogel, and another man, at the begining of their foot race around Lake Monona, outside the Jolly Tavern at 848 Williamson.

Courtesy of Julius Vogel
Date: 1940's?

854 Williamson William A. Horstmeyer barber shop.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler

801 Williamson with 802 Williamson (the old Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co. beer depot building) in background

Date: c.1976


Modern Photographs and Images

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The damaged parapet was repaired by CMI Management, the owner in 2003.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

The northwest or former track-side of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot at 802 Williamson Street. From left to right, the windows reflect the use of the building:

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot at 802 Williamson Street. The original corner entrance was bricked up and made into a window, whereas all other windows remain with original sashes and trims, except for one on the northeast side, made into a door.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The original livery door and windows above the horse stall and in the hay mow are on the right.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The two-story part of the building housed the manager's apartment above and the saloon below.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The window openings of the livery part of the building: the hay loft door above, the horse stable or stall windows below and a general lighting window for light for tending to the horses.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

The rear loading door on the northwest or trackside of the building, later bricked in. The railroad siding has long been removed.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The service side of the building where the delivery wagons were stored, the horses entered the building and the barrels and the bottles loaded to wagons. The original wooden sheds for wagon storage were removed and replaces by a Trachte steel shed during Prohibition when the building was occupied by construction contractors.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street (on left), looking northeast on Williamson. The Lake City Bottling Company is on the left (foreground), the German-built house at 801 Williamson, at 808-807 Williamson, the John and Dorota Schlundt home and wagon company, and at 811 Williamson, the Heitkamp wagon and blacksmith shop. For a History of the Heitkamp family: http://thirdlakeridge.org/data/Heitkamp_History/William_Heitkamp.html

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot at 802 Williamson Street, Madison, WI. The building is virtually intact from the days of it's construction, suffering few alterations and painting.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The work room, with all the windows on the left, and a center door, was where the accounting and wholesale business office was located (far left window) and the balance was used in bottling and other related work. An interior stair connected it to a basement storage room, and another stair from the office lead to the Livingston Street door, later bricked up. The stairs are both still in place, thoug were floored over.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. Northeast elevation. The working side of the building: the two-story saloon with manager's apartment above, the wholesale office and bottling room at the center with a loading dock, the four-horse livery on the right, and the ice house on the right. The building backed onto a rail siding, long removed.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The S. Livingston Street side looking toward Williamson Street.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. The S. Livingston Street side looking toward Williamson Street.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company beer depot. 802 Williamson Street. A proposed look with a restored corner entrance and paint removed revealing the red brick. Architectural rendering by David Danforth Illustrations.

Courtesy of Gary Tipler
Date: 2002


City of Madison Directory 1858
Note: No addresses are given in the directory, only street names. Blocks and addresses are unknown.
Spaight St. is listed as Farwell. Rutledge St. is listed as Promenade

Last Name/Business First Name Type Listed As Probable Address Occupation Employer/Place of Business
Dengel Jacob home Jenifer near Livingston soap and candle manufacturer
Vogel Julius home cor Williamson and Livingston turner
Cantwell Michael J. home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson Printer State Jounal Office
Covall Philip home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson laborer
Hagen Frederick home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson teamster
Haines I. J. boards Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson Veterinary Surgeon
Maurer John home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson clerk J.G. Griffen
Nash Richard home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson laborer
Paus Richard home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson abt 802 Williamson proprietor saloon
Scheide Frederick home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson laborer
Stortzenburg John home Williamson bet Paterson and Livingston carpenter
Vallendah Frank home Williamson bet Livingston and Paterson mason
Boeck Fritz home Williamson nr Paterson cooper C. Heinrich's
Miller Ernest boards Williamson nr Paterson cooper C. Hendrick's
Jesbergea Anton home Williamson bet Paterson and Livingston abt 839 Williamson shoemaker
Donnellon James home Williamson cor Paterson 848 Williamson clerk register of deeds office



City of Madison Directory 1890-91

Last Name/Business First Name Type Address Occupation Employer
Burmeister William residence 804     Williamson   patrolman
Mueller Agnes residence 806     Williamson  
Mueller Ernst residence 806     Williamson   proprietor Ernst Mueller - cooper - 806 Williamson
Mueller Ida residence 806     Williamson  
Mueller Oscar residence 806     Williamson   clerk Olsen & Veerhusen - merchant tailors, clothiers and men's furnishers, 23 S Pinckney
Mueller Selma residence 806     Williamson  
Mueller, Ernst business 806     Williamson   cooper
Lavin Michael rooms 810     Williamson  
Manning Thomas S. residence 810     Williamson  
Arnold Anna (wid James) residence 820     Williamson  
Arnold James residence 820     Williamson   freight delivery
Arnold Matilda residence 820     Williamson  
Kingston Thomas residence 824     Williamson   driver Paul Kingston & Co.
Lavin Annie residence 834     Williamson  
Lavin Owen residence 834     Williamson   fireman Madison City Gas Light and Coke Co. - office 123 E. Main, works cor Main and Blount
Butler Cecilia residence 842     Williamson  
Butler James residence 842     Williamson   plumber's helper Thomas Regan - plumber, steam and gas fitter, 118 S. Pinckney
Butler Maggie residence 842     Williamson  
Butler Mary Ann residence 842     Williamson  
Butler Richard residence 842     Williamson   night foreman roundhouse Chicago & Northwestern Railway - freight office and pass. Depot cor. E Wilson & S Blair
Butler Rose residence 842     Williamson  
Williamson James residence 842     Williamson   laborer
Bon Mary (wid John) residence 848     Williamson   (over)
Bon Michael residence 848     Williamson   (over) moulder Ball Foundry and Machine Works located at 613-617 E Main
Clemmons Henry residence 848     Williamson   mason Joseph Livesey - contractor and builder (mason)
Clemmons Michael J. boards 848     Williamson   laborer Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. - manufacturers of agricultural implements - office and works at 1402 E. Washington Av
Danielson Charles boards 848     Williamson   street car driver
Schubert Andrew residence 848     Williamson   beer peddler Mathias Breckheimer - Breckheimer's Brewery - 215 & 217 King St.
Searles (Serles) John boards 848     Williamson   street car driver
Webster Daniel G. residence 848     Williamson  
Webster Mary (wid. George D.) residence 848     Williamson   (basement)
Heier Frederick residence 852     Williamson   laborer
McWalters George residence 852     Williamson   night yard master Chicago & Northwestern Railway - freight office and pass. Depot cor. E Wilson & S Blair



City of Madison Directory Index - 1939

Last Name/Business First Name Description Address Owner (0) Telephone (T)
Lorillard, P. Co warehouse 302   S   Paterson  
Burmeister Leslie A. 308   S   Paterson  
Capitol City Liquor Co. 802     Williamson   T
LeGray Sophia, Mrs. 820     Williamson   T
Riley William M. 824     Williamson   T
Struck & Irwin Fuel Oil Co. 826     Williamson   T
Goth Albert H. 834     Williamson  
Cook Len V. 836     Williamson  
Cooper Hazel M. 836     Williamson  
Rommelfanger Nicholas J. 842     Williamson  
Benzmiller Ray M. 844     Williamson  
Disrud Norman 844     Williamson  
Jordee Melford L. 844     Williamson  
Stoudt Paul 846     Williamson   T
Schubert, Leonard L. tavern 848     Williamson   T
Skolas Lloyd J. 852     Williamson   O T
Wisconsin Inn 852     Williamson   T
Sorenson & Campbell barbers 854     Williamson  



Articles and Biographies

Capital Times -Oct 9, 1966
Drives Fuel Co. dates Back to 1898 and an Alert Hotel Keeper - Frank Custer


Capital Times -Apr 11, 2002
Willy St Condo Fight (802 Williamson)





Miscellaneous

Case for Preservation for 802 Williamson - - By Gary Tipler






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