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Date: 1912 

Description: View down unpaved Main Street. There is a T-intersection on the right. On the left are a row of storefronts with a dog and pedestrians on the sidewalk. Bus...

Date: 1909 

Description: View down tree-lined street with a bridge at the far end. There is a large house with a balcony and wrap-around porch on the other side of the road. A floc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of parsonage. There is a porch on the right side, and a hand pump on the back stoop of a smaller, one-story section of the parsonage in the...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1901 

Description: East side view of the Engineering Building, located on Bascom Hill, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1973 

Description: Exterior of Elvehjem Museum of Art on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 800 University Avenue. The building is sheathed with Wisconsin lannon s...

Date: 1913 

Description: Horse-drawn American Express wagons in front of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot.

Date: 1936-04-16 

Description: Man holding long stem rose box beside Rentschler Floral Co. delivery truck. He is parked in front of Rentschler greenhouse office building, located at 2500...

Photograph

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: 1948 

Description: View from Bascom Hill of front entrance to the Engineering Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Hot Water Boiler

Date: 1948-07-12 

Description: One of two new hot water boilers being moved into the basement boiler room of the Hotel Loraine. A special ramp had to be constructed into the basement, an...

Date: 1932-08-30 

Description: 1898 Oldsmobile decorated with advertising for "Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Person" at RKO Orpheum theater in front of Weber's Restaurant, 218 State Street....

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus at 600 N. Park Street. The building was demolished to make way for the Helen C. White Un...

Photograph

Violet Feeney

Date: 1947-12-29 

Description: Mrs. John (Violet) Feeney demonstrating that she can not cram any more garbage into her garbage can because the city has not collected her garbage for nine...

Date: 1957-07-21 

Description: Twenty of the winners in the swimming events in the annual city meet are posed in swim suits at B.B. Clark beach on Spaight Street. In the front row are Ca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the German Evangelical Church, which has a belfry, and a steeple with a weather vane and lightning rod. There are arched windows on t...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1909 before

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) with dome from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1938-07-06 

Description: Kayser's R&G Used Car lot at night with neon sign on arch at 710 E. Washington Avenue. There is also a sign painted on the side of a brick building on the...

Date: 1948-05-22 

Description: Charlie Anderson of Madison East High School who was the high point athlete for Class A in the state high school track meet at Camp Randall Stadium. He won...

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Side view of the Lincoln Monument on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the left background, and snow is on the ground. A stone...

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