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Description: Loading barrels into a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad car behind the Hess Barrel Company (cooperage) at about 1950 Atwood Avenue. Stacks of oak barrel...
Description: View of businesses located on West Main Street on the Capitol Square. These include Feltons at 29 West Main Street, Forbes Meagher Music at 27 West Main St...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...
Description: Night view of Robert Blossom's Mobil gas station, 3702 East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Includes the Mobil red horse sign on a pole.
Date: 1898-05-31 ca.
Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...
Description: Hugh Stamps, Central High School, at the right, and West's Ronald Houser are shown as they bore down on the finish line in the 100-yard dash. Stamps won th...
Description: Four women of Virginia Terrace displaying their entries in their floral show held as one of the activities of their 23rd neighborhood (Regent Neighborhood?...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the village from the railroad tracks. There is a church among the cluster of homes.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Guard Tent and Guard" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...
Description: Flood at the University of Wisconsin-Madison East Hill Trailer Camp, located at 451 North Midvale Boulevard, south of University Avenue. Several men are sh...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Henry Dinkler and his brother with a Buffalo Pitts separator (thresher). They are outdoors in the snow near a row of trees.
Description: Five Madison city lifeguards that were assigned to prepare the Breese Stevens Field for the All Star high school football game. Left to right are Glenn Wil...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
Description: Mrs. Floyd Vlight and Mrs. Vern Bell stand beside each other at Maple Bluff Country Club. The two women staged the longest match during the Wisconsin Wome...
Description: Four golfers take advantage of special rates offered to those who follow all the rules of golf. Don Gilpin (right) putts while Bobby Bolger (left) holds ou...
Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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