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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Badger Pharmacy, 1320 University Avenue, at the corner of Randall about the time that Oscar Rennebohm took over the bankrupt operation.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The State Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol at the turn of the century. Electric poles and street railroad wires are in the foreground. In the...

Date: 1951-10-31 

Description: Lineup of parade vehicles at Law Park along Lake Monona for Wisconsin's first civil defense support battalion test in Madison.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1939 

Description: Two women are walking on the lawn towards the observatory building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A car is parked on the lawn near a tree o...

Date: 1930-12-31 

Description: View of the Wisconsin Telephone Company building, 16 S. Carroll Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural buildings. The isthmus and Lake Mendota can also be seen.

Date: 1943-04-26 

Description: Lewis Arms poses with his sister and other children on Easter Day. Front from left to right are Nedra Arms (sister) and John Hall. From left to right behin...

Date: 1915 

Description: 101-103 State Hook Brothers pianos; 105 State Findlay Flat Iron Building; 107 State Shiphe & Dorn grocers; 109 State Exclsior Shoe Store; 111 State Woman'...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street, on the Capitol Square with pedestrians, automobiles and a streetcar.

Photograph

Truax Barracks Fire

Date: 1948-11-06 

Description: Truax barracks building where a kerosene explosion and fire fatally burned Mrs. Walter (Dorothy) Alburn, and seriously burned her husband and two of their...

Date: 1970 

Description: Color snapshot taken by amateur photographer Steven O. Kimbrough of an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store. Kimbrough and friend Steve Patch were engaged in...

Date: 1939-01-19 

Description: Men with tractor-truck unloading large rolls of paper at the Wisconsin State Journal, 115 South Carroll Street. Grace Episcopal Church, 110 W. Washington,...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The Black Eagle gas station, 907 South Park Street.

Photograph

Police Ambulance

Date: 1934-11-14 

Description: Two police officers stand beside a new police ambulance parked in front of the Madison Police Station, 14-16 South Webster Street.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west.

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