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Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas mansion at the corner of Henry and Langdon Streets. Built about 1850, it later became a fraternity house for Phi Gamm...

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Homecoming decorations at the Delta Sigma Pi house, 132 Breese Terrace. Dennis Krahn, left, and Charles Krouse, right, set up a dummy with the numerals of...

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: 1947-11-07 

Description: Reynolds Transfer flatbed trailer truck with large load of industrial equipment with two men standing by the cab.

Date: 1946-06 

Description: Women assembled for the bride's bouquet toss at the Helen Louise Hadley-Dr. John Farrell Whitman wedding reception at the Alpha Xi Delta sorority house, 12...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.


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: 1900 

Description: Exterior view of the Turvill house and garden. A man and woman are working in the garden near the Turvill home. The woman, wearing a bonnet, is bent over w...

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.

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: "Johnny" Zeier, manager and coach of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Madison's Boys Baseball program. Zeier was a Softball Hall of Fame pitcher.


Vilas Mansion


Description: View from across Langdon Street looking toward the residence of Levi B. Vilas. Built in 1851, the house was later used by the Phi Gamma Delta and then Sig...

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.

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...

Date: 1944-10-18 

Description: Boy Scouts, Troop #20, from Christ Presbyterian Church, in front of a Northern Pacific railroad freight car, with two truckloads of salvaged paper they've...

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