Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Four firefighters wearing working gear and positioned about a fire truck pose with a sign stating 'Firefighters March on Muscular Dystrophy.' On the back o...
Description: After hooking a wing into a huge tree, an airplane piloted by Carl Anderson crashed onto a town road in Fitchburg near the Sam McGaw farm. The impact tore...
Description: Auto supplies department at the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue.
Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.
Description: Elevated view of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Construction of Wisconsin General Hospital is underway in the foreground.
Description: Edwards Super Service Station officially opened for business on August 16, 1930. The large complex, at 202 East Washington Avenue, represented an effort to...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Elevated view of railroad tracks and several houses. Several railroad employees are doing repair work on the tracks, and one man is riding on a handcar. Be...
Description: Allen Kielhold (left) and Sam McGaw are shown standing beside the wreckage of the two-seater plane from which they pulled Carl Anderson after he crashed th...
Description: Three Lee & Seymour delivery trucks parked in front of Lee & Seymour Furnace and Sheet Metal Co., 346 Russell Street.
Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 1814 Rutledge Street, built by Willard Droster.
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Built by Clayton "Clayt" Parman in 1941, the service station at 3502 Monroe Street looks almost identical to when it opened more than sixty-five years ago.
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Description: Identified as " Lover's Retreat, Spring View." Group in field with stream on a picnic. Children are stepping on stones in foreground with U.S. flag, people...
Description: Blue print and blue line print maps that show local streets, Nakoma Country Club, part of Lake Forest, and part of Lake Wingra. A legend is included that s...
Description: The Montgomery Ward Store Building at 100 North Hamilton, the intersection of Pinckney and North Hamilton. The building was designed by Law, Law, and Pott...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view down West Washington Avenue from the roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Three churches are seen, from left: St. Raphael Catholic Church, Fi...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A view east across the Agricultural Campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From left, Smith Hall, Agricultural Hall, and Bascom Hall (background) a...
Description: The first commercial pigeon hole parking unit in the world was built for the Harry S. Manchester department store, behind Manchesters at the corner of Wisc...
Description: External view of the Zimmerman residence at 746 East Gorham Street. Two individuals pose in an automobile in the driveway.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706