1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...


U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of troops marching on the road across the railroad tracks past the depot.


Mill Pond

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a mill pond with buildings in the background.

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of Stalagmite Statuary, South Cave, in the Cave of the Mounds. A girl is gazing upwards at the formation.


Park Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Park Hotel, looking south from the Capitol Dome. Lake Monona can be seen in the background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women standing in front of a painted backdrop. Two women are seated, and the third woman is standing behind them. All...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A full-length studio portrait of four children holding musical instruments, a violin, two clarinets and a trumpet. The youngest is seated in a chair. The t...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Students pose sitting sideways at their desks in the classroom for a group portrait. The teacher is standing in the back near a door.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic postcard of Forest Middleton, left, sitting cross-legged on a chair holding a pipe and glancing at a friend, possibly Eddie Quick. There is a...

Date: 1912-09-14 

Description: Colorized postcard of Park[er] Street and the West End of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society....

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Sherman Bridge and Lock and surrounding area on the Yahara River.


Aaron Middleton

Date: 1900 before

Description: A seated portrait of Aaron Middleton, who is holding a book. Middleton was the father of William Middleton and father-in-law of Clara Middleton.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women in front of a painted backdrop. Two women are seated, the third woman is standing behind and has her hands on th...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Northwestern railroad depot with a train approaching the station.

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on Mifflin Street, as depicted on a postcard with the writing "How's Pete?".

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: