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Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. On the left is a bowling alley/billiard parlor, a real estate/insurance business, and a livery/garage. On the next block is City Hal...

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...

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...


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1948-08-18 

Description: Charles Johnson and Margaret Haas, two students in charge of University of Wisconsin orientation week activities, sitting on the grass on Bascom Hill. The...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street, with City Hall in the background. On the left is a general merchandise store, a bank and other businesses. In the foreground on the...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1910 

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall), before the dome was destroyed by fire.


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1973 

Description: A front detail of the G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue. The building was later demolished to make way for a parking lot.


Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice, Marvin Rosenberry broadcasting over a WHA microphone located in the first floor lobby of the State Historical Society. Th...


Villa Louis Opening

Date: 1953-04-14 

Description: Five Prairie du Chien women dressed in period dresses and hats pose for a portrait with Governor Walter Kohler at the Wisconsin State Capitol building. The...

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers crossing the street at the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27 East Main Street.

Date: 1934-08-07 

Description: Kroger Grocery and Baking Company produce warehouse, 634 West Washington Avenue, view of the railroad siding and loading dock.


Presbyterian Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Presbyterian Church with a bell tower. A tree obscures the view of part of the tower.

Date: 1914-01-13 

Description: Smoke billows from windows on the State Street (left) and Carroll Street (right) sides of the Wisconsin Building. Firemen on ladders work from both sides o...


Armory Tower

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Armory tower with crenels and narrow arched windows. The building is on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and is also known as the Red Gym or Old...

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Group portrait of bride Catherine Marie Endres and groom Corp. Gerald John Sullivan with their attendents: Agnes Endres, maid of honor, and bridesmaids Mar...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The "Gates of Heaven Synagogue," 214 West Washington Avenue, on its original site prior to the move to James Madison Park.

Date: 1929-03-05 

Description: Tank moving up the ramp at Hydraulics Laboratory, 660 N. Park Street, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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