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City Hall

Date: 1913 

Description: View from across street of the Village Hall/Fire Station. There are hitching posts along the curb. On the right a young boy stands on the sidewalk near a f...


Catholic Parsonage

Date: 1913 

Description: View from street of front of parsonage, a large two-story house with a gabled roof and a porch. There is a garden and stable behind the parsonage, and in t...

Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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


Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down row of residential houses along a sidewalk. The first house has a wrap-around open porch with columns on the front and side. In the distance two...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from hill looking down at a river and reservoir. A railroad train is moving along railroad tracks on the opposite side of the river. Houses a...

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1960-04-07 

Description: Contest winner George Byrne, surrounded by his family, wears an overcoat, white shirt, tie and fedora (hat) while holding a TWA travel bag. The original ca...

Date: 1960-09-21 

Description: Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., ex-United Nations Envoy and Republican Vice-Presidential Nominee, spoke to nearly 300 people at the Madison Municipal Airport.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Young couple standing in front of a Dodge coupe.


Lover's Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A path along railroad tracks on the left and a river on the right. Tall bushes are along the river. Trees and a fence are to the left lining the railroad t...

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.

Date: 1954-07-02 

Description: Wisconsin State Journal newspaper carriers travel by bus to attend a Milwaukee Braves versus St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Some of the carriers are sh...

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the construction of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol.


Parade of Homes

Date: 1954 

Description: Aerial view of the west side of Madison showing newly constructed homes and homes under construction featured in the Parade of Homes. The main road through...

Date: 1959-12-07 

Description: Madison's two new fire department pumper trucks, purchased for a total of $43,128, are being tested at the Tenney Park Locks by Assistant Fire Chief John H...

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1953-06-20 

Description: Newlyweds Joan Marie Holm and Peter Byrd Smith in a car following the wedding service at First Baptist church.

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