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Water Avenue Fire

Date: 1990-12-31 

Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the Lake Tomahawk ranger station taken about 1914 when the buildings were new. Shows the ranger's residence, water tower, the barn for horses wit...

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur J. Cohen is speaking from a podium at an outdoor event celebrating the Social Security amendment adding Medicare.


Through the Arch

Date: 1933-01-15 

Description: Winter scene with two people on a sled leaving a wake of powdered snow as they pass through the arch at the end of a man-made run. Other people watch in th...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Center Street. The caption on the image is incorrect. On the left are storefronts, including a millinery and stable. On the right, commercial bui...

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: 1931 

Description: View from side of road towards main building of Nettland's Roll Inn, with a service station, restaurant and registration office for their campsites. A grou...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...

Date: 1961 

Description: Dr. Thomas Boston and unidentified group standing outdoors on the lawn in front of a building (most likely St. Joseph's Hospital employees and State Medica...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The bathhouse and wooden boardwalks at the swimming beach, Terry Andrae State Park.


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Catholic Church, which is a stone building. Includes a tall steeple a cross on top. Narrow, pointed arched windows are on t...


Building Demolition

Date: 1994-09 

Description: Crowd looks on as crew demolishes building across street.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of Fitzgerald's Modern Rooms, which is a private home with rooms for tourists, with a screened-in porch, and a balcony. Two children are stan...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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


Bird's Eye View

Date: 1913 

Description: Elevated view with a church in the foreground surrounded by dwellings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the home of W.R. O'Hearn in Black River Falls, near 9th Court, just south of the water standpipe in the background. Three children are pos...

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.


The Olson's Rooms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Olson's Rooms hotel, with an arched awning over the entrance, and a driveway on the right. There are benches near a stone building on...

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