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Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Man loading a canoe onto a Berg's cartop carrier.

Date: 1954-12 

Description: Department of Public Works workers look over signs to be posted on city streets.

Date: 1934-07-27 

Description: Edward O'Connell (General Pershing's chauffeur), and wife stand beside automobile, with 2 children sitting on automobile's running board and looking at a b...

Date: 1946-01-07 

Description: Four men pose with the first shipment of new 1946 DeSoto automobiles as they come off a train onto a loading dock for Stadium Garage, 1501 Monroe Street, P...

Date: 1916-10-10 

Description: People walking along the Linden Drive path watch as Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) dome burns on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Fire destroy...


Smilingest Trio

Date: 1949-03-07 

Description: "There are three good reasons for the three beaming smiles shown. Jack Ihde, left, is smiling because he found $176 in cash and $310 in checks, returned t...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Midwest Air Transport planes in front of the hangar at the Madison Airport. Located northeast of the city near the Oscar Mayer plant, the field was someti...

Date: 1955-08-28 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright standing in the center of a group in the parking lot of the First Unitarian Society Meeting House, a building that he had designed. They...

Date: 1934-07-27 

Description: An automobile covered in crepe paper with a beer bottle on the front end, and a sign on the top serves as the Fauerbach Brewing Co. float. It was built to...

Date: 1946-01-22 

Description: Fire fighters taking five different driving safety tests administered by Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Safety Department employees in Fire Station #1, 18 South W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of four individuals in a canoe on Lake Mendota, framed with branches from a tree on the left side of the image.


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform toward the Waunakee depot and an arriving train. Freight cars are on the tracks on the left. A group of men are standing on the platform...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.


Michael G. O'Neill

Date: 1944-03-01 

Description: Michael G. O'Neill seated in a chair with a railroad lantern. He lived at 526 West Wilson Street and worked 40 years for the Milwaukee Road.

Date: 1952-01-18 

Description: Orvin T. Havey is shown with trophies for his iceboat, the "Mary B," that won the Class A Championship in the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice reg...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Lincoln Borgrud, in his work clothes, standing at the pumps at Droster's Grocery and Filling Station, 1438 Sherman Avenue. A child stands near a car beneat...

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: "American Girl" movie group with pilot in front of airplane at the Pennco Field (Royal Airport).

Date: 1948-05-17 

Description: Phyllis Wentorf, West Bend, at left, and Pat Andrews, Madison, center--both members of the Hoofers Sailing Club--are pictured with Rudy Haase, Milwaukee, a...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Lewis Arms stands next to a damaged 1946 Chevrolet which had been rented from Friede Rent-A-Car. Arms and Bert Rogers had been traveling to Milwaukee in th...

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