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Description: A Ho-Chunk winter lodge frame without skins, cattail matting, or fabric. In the background among trees is another Ho-Chunk lodge, tent, and wooden building...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.



Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of a wide main street through town. Pedestrians are on sidewalks on both sides of the dirt street. A church steeple is visible in the backgro...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from street of new Rennebohm Drug Store #1 at the corner of University Avenue and Randall Avenue, shortly after its construction.


Pahl Tire Co.

Date: 1937-06-03 

Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1922 

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...


Building a Silo

Date: 1914 

Description: Men using a hoist to lift a panel onto the side of a silo. The silo is next to a barn with a gambrel roof and a cupola.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two men, Fred and Oscar Getto, sit on the steps of two doors, one on the left and one on the right, of a store owned by Henry Getto. A sign above the two d...

Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Members of the West Side Business Men's Association shown as they met for the first time at the future site of their new clubhouse and community center on...

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 2004 

Description: Milan Beck purchased this property in 1973. Cows were milked here last in 1967.


Wilson Hotel


Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Hotel on East Wilson Street. Architectural details include a turret, arched windows and textured brickwork.

Date: 1922 after

Description: Outdoor view of an Air-Lec automatic door opener for swinging doors set up on a wood plank on a rooftop. Probably the top of Schoelkopf's manufacturing pla...

Date: 1941 

Description: Rear view of Ed Stanley using a Farmall M tractor with a three bottom Genius plow on the Grassurere Land Company's home farm.

Date: 1931 

Description: Farmall Regular tractor powering a McCormick Deering No. 2 corn sheller near a barn.


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

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