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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: This is a blue line print map that shows local streets, railroads, local businesses, schools, parks, cemeteries, the airport, the state capitol, the Univer...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: The Beavers Insurance Building at the corner of Monona Avenue (currently Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) and Doty Street. It was built in 1921-1922 and...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1909 

Description: Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks,...

Date: 1961-07-03 

Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the east from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

Date: 1948 

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison's upper campus from Lincoln Terrace down Bascom Hill. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1910 

Description: Shows existing and proposed parks, railroads, and marshes in a color coded key. "Contour interval 20 feet." Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are...

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Madison Sanborn map that includes the University of Wisconsin Boat House, UW Gymnasium & Armory (The Red Gym), fraternity houses, and the YMC...


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Elevated view looking down towards the corner of Carroll and Main Streets at one of the largest marching groups in the parade observing Memorial Day, the...


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking over Camp Randall to the University of Wisconsin campus taken from a home at 216 Campbell Street. Seen are Hiram Smith Hall, Dean Hen...

Date: 1919-10-25 

Description: Exterior of an International Harvester Company branch house building at 301 South Blount Street.

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 at 1217 Williamson Street, along with their wives, took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date: 1920 

Description: Shows wards and selected points of interest. Includes street index. Oriented with north to upper right.

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