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 blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "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: Hudson Auto Co., 1134 E. Washington Avenue, holding a "motor school" to teach the use of Sun diagnostic equipment. Group of men in background, and front e...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: An open streetcar labeled Fair Oaks sitting near Forest Hills Cemetery, which was then the end of the line. The motorman has been identified as Jack Schwen...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: The repair shop of the Madison Traction Company on Fair Oaks Avenue, with five streetcars and a team of horses in the foreground.
Description: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin's Historymobile at the Clark Service Station, 2631 University Avenue. Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Tschudy (Jake and Irene),...
Description: Members of the University of Wisconsin Glee, Banjo and Mandolin Club pose at the rear of a train during the Spring Tour of 1896.
Description: Railroad construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking west up the 400 and 500 blocks of East Wilson Street.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...
Description: A view of the Second Empire style Park Hotel at the corner of South Carroll and West Main Streets. There are horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and a smal...
Description: Bob Schuman (right), 16 year old son of Lieutenant Myron W. and Mabel Schuman, returned from a 6,700 mile motorcycle trip to the Pacific Coast and back. H...
Date: 1898-07-04 ca.
Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.
Description: Woman serving cheese to members of the University of Wisconsin championship basketball team members at the train depot before their departure for the NCAA...
Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...
Description: Madison's first radio car with its operators (l to r) Harry Tunstall, M.M. Littleton, and B.B. Jones, all from the State Department of Markets.
Description: President Harry S. Truman in Madison for the opening and dedication of the Filene House, 1617 Sherman Avenue. He is seated in the car and waving his hat du...
Description: Wisconsin Central Airline's flight simulator which was designed to teach the airline's pilots how to fly with instruments.
Description: Boilermakers and their helpers pose on and around a horse-drawn wagon that bears a sign that reads "Boiler-makers and Helpers", perhaps for a parade. Man o...
Description: A woman crosses Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue) as a man on a bicycle rides by. The large, Second Empire style Avenue Hotel, with two-sto...
Description: Members of the Madison Figure Skating Club at Vilas Park watching I.E. Karsten demonstrating his figure skating technique. Pictured left to right: Richard...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol under construction, with men and a horse-drawn buggy in front.
Description: Two men deliver milk in cans to a creamery from the back of a milk truck.
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:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706