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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: 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.

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 and their wives took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game in Milwaukee. Mayor Ivan Nestigen a...

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: 1960-04-06 

Description: A man (Henry Derleth) wears an overcoat while posed on the middle of the boarding stairway attached to a partially visible passenger airliner. The original...

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: 1959-11 date unknown

Description: Danny Sands and Dick Goldfield (right) stand by a wood-sided station wagon with two deer tied to the front hood lid and a third deer on top of the car. The...

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...

Date: 1959-06-24 

Description: View of a Mid Century-style service station with two service bays and a sales room. Three gas pumps and the trunk of a car are visible and trees stand in...

Date: 1960-04 

Description: When this young man arrived in Madison for a spring vacation visit and no one met him at the bus station, Travelers' Aid stepped in to help. Travelers' Aid...


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...

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Fritz Wegner, left, director of Madison's Boys Baseball program, watches the action at Vilas park with some of the boys.

Date: 1932-05-26 

Description: The repair shop of the Morey Airplane Company at Royal Airport in Madison. Only months after this picture was taken, Howard Morey lost both his hangar and...


Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...


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.


Air Show Winner

Date: 1934-05-06 

Description: Pilot Orland G. Corben accepts the winner's trophy at the Kroger Air Show in Madison from Kroger Manager D.V. McPeek. Also in the photograph is Tommy Hain...

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