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Description: Elevated view over the Ohio River of a boat landing with a bridge in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers bringing corn to the Lange Canning Co. plant. View looking west, from the west end of the old Madison Street bridge.

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: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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."


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."


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.


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...

Date: 1949-08-05 

Description: Looking down South Carroll Street at the corner of West Main Street on Madison's Capitol Square. The corner building is the Blied Building which had two fl...


Description: Parade scene with a woman on a float, and costumed children and horses. The storefronts and street are decorated with flags and bunting. An archway has bee...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1947-07-04 

Description: Ring at the Cedarburg horse show with cowgirls and cowboys. On the right are crowd-filled bleachers behind fence.

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: Looking south. A jeep sits in the middle of the construction zone. The storefronts are covered with quilts and blankets.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: View from across the street of an International Model F or 31 truck used as a fire engine. The truck is parked outside a suburban residence. A young girl s...

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