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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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a residential neighborhood with large houses with porches.


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated, colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and automobiles are drivi...

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...


The Newlyweds

Date: 1949-10-22 

Description: The newlyweds pose in front of Krueger's Empire Hotel in Theresa.

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: 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: 1971 

Description: A topographical map of Namekagon Lake and the surrounding area.


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...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...


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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of the office building of the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Compan...


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...


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: 1969 ca.

Description: This photograph was likely taken by the International Harvester Overseas Division for promotional purposes. It shows students wearing school uniforms and h...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of fans holding up a large banner reading "Goodbye Milwaukee Braves" on the back fence of the bleachers at Milwaukee County Stadium.


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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