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Firefighters from Madison Fire Department respond to a fire at Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side on Tuesday, December 3, 1946. Fire Companies No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 responded to the two alarm fire. Aerial Truck No. 1 is visible on the far right…

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Firefighters from Madison Fire Department respond to a fire at Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side on Tuesday, December 3, 1946. Fire Companies No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 responded to the two alarm fire.

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A photograph shows a close-up view of several firefighters standing at the base of two red ladder trucks as they respond to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side.

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A photograph shows members of the Madison Fire Department on the roof of the Garver Feed Mill. Ladders and hoses can be seen at the front of the building, reaching to the mill's second story windows.

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A photograph shows a group of community members watching the Madison Fire Department's response to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. Two ladders are visible in the background, extending fire hoses up to the mill's second story…

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A photograph shows a crowd of community members watching the Madison Fire Department's response to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side.

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A close-up photograph shows multiple Madison Fire Department trucks responding to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill. Firefighters work to pry open a closed door to the mill in the background, while a person in a white firefighting uniform with "CHIEF"…

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A photograph shows the Madison Fire Department responding to a fire at Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. Firefighters gather around the base of a ladder truck, maneuvering one firefighter on the ladder holding a fire hose to spray into the…

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A photograph shows a crowd gathered to watch the Madison Fire Department respond to a fire at Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. Ladders and fire hoses are positioned against the exterior of the building. Dark gray smoke emerges from the…

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A photograph shows a crowd of community members gathered to watch the Madison Fire Department's response to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. People sit and stand on the grass in front of the mill building while firefighters…

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A photograph of the Madison Fire Department responding to a fire at the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. A young child watches as firefighters maneuver ladders and fire hoses to second story windows in the factory building.

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A photograph shows activity on the ground during a fire at the Garver Feed Mill building on Madison's east side. Fire companies that responded were Engines-pumpers 3,5,8, Aerial Trucks 1,8, and Fire Chiefs' Car 30. Trucks responded to the fire at…

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A photograph shows two red ladder trucks responding to a fire at Garver Feed Mill. A member of the fire department is seen in the foreground. Fire companies that responded were Engines-pumpers 3,5,8, Aerial Trucks 1,8, and Fire Chiefs' Car 30. …

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A photograph shows a spray of water from a fire hose into a second story window of the Garver Feed Mill building on Madison's east side. Fire companies that responded were Engines-pumpers 3,5,8, Aerial Trucks 1,8, and Fire Chiefs' Car 30. Trucks…

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A photograph of the interior of the renovated Garver Feed Mill building on Madison's east side. A light-up sign for Ian's Pizza may be seen in the background.

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A photograph in profile of Jim Gempeler, taken during his oral history interview on November 2, 2019.

sielaff and hamels interview.jpg
A photograph of (from left to right) Ulrich Sielaff, David Hamel, and Shelley Hamel taken during their oral history interview at the Garver Feed Mill on November 2, 2019.

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A photograph of Lynn Slattery Hellmuth taken during her oral history interview at the Garver Feed Mill building on November 2, 2019. Lynn is seated on the left, interviewer Jennifer Gurske is seated on the right.

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A photograph of Susan Rottier, taken during her oral history interview at the Garver Feed Mill on November 2, 2019.

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A participant in the Garver Feed Mill story gathering holds a box featuring the branding for the Starplate™ Building System company that was based at the Garver Feed Mill building 1981-1985.

feed mill foreman standing on bags of feed.jpg
A photograph of Garver Supply Co. foreman Arthur M. Petterson standing on a stack of full feed bags, at the Garver Feed Mill building in Madison, Wisconsin.

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A photograph of James Russell Garver, seated at his office desk at Garver Supply Co. The following is text from the (edited) caption that accompanies the image:

"J.R. Garver, president of Garver Supply Co., Madison manufacturer and distributor of…

us sugar railroad tracks.jpg
Exterior view of the United States Sugar Company factory next to railroad tracks.

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A photograph of the front exterior of the Garver Feed Mill building, located on Madison's east side.

A hyperlink to an interactive "story map" website intended to gather community stories and photos about the area between the Goodman Community Center and the Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side.

A hyperlink to the record for a geography master's thesis about collective memory and the historic preservation process at Garver Feed Mill. The thesis is written by Rebecca Summer and archived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Pat Arndorfer narrates a story about living on the east side of Madison in the Olbrich neighborhood, and her recollections of the Garver Feed Mill building being a near-empty structure in the 1990s. She recalls a neighborhood discussion about future…

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Sculptor Lynn Slattery Hellmuth shares her story about renting space in the Garver Feed Mill building to use as her sculpture studio.

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Ulrich Sielaff, David Hamel, and Shelley Hamel describe their experiences renting space for their manufacturing business in the Garver Feed Mill building. They describe the building's poor physical condition and cleaning their office space for use.…

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Susan Rottier shares her family's history with the Garver Feed Mill, where her father was the foreman for many years. She tells about coming to visit him at work as a child.

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Mike Fuss and Terrence (Terry) Tiedt talk about growing up on Madison's east side. Mike shares stories about working as a firefighter with the Madison Fire Department, and the many fires that took place in and around the Garver Feed Mill. Terry and…

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Father and daughter Thomas and Allison Sylke speak about their family's relationship to Garver Feed Mill. Their grandfather and great-grandfather, Hans Struck, built the original structure when it was used as a sugar beet factory in the early…

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Jim Gempeler, a residential architect, worked as the unofficial night watchman for the Garver Feed Mill and built a living space for himself into the upper loft of the building. Jim recalls memories of the bats that inhabited the building, chasing…

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Ken Baun shares childhood memories about visiting the Garver Feed Mill to purchase animal feed. Ken relates memories about the east side Madison neighborhood where he grew up, about exploring the area around Voit farm and pond, and about the toboggan…

Scan of Garver Part 1 Submittal - 5-8-15 history.pdf
Application submitted to the National Park Service to certify the building that housed Garver Feed Mill and Supply Company added to the National Register of Historic Places.

women in front of beet mill building 1924.jpg
Two women standing on path in front of the Garver Feed Mill, which was originally a sugar beet processing factory.
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