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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A view of Congress Street, featuring the Portland Observatory, trees, sidewalks, and railway tracks.
Description: Elevated exterior view of Everett Street Station, also called the New Passenger Station facing Fourth Ward Park (later renamed Zeidler Park).
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of the Post Office, built in 1919. The view from across Main Street shows men standing at the main entrance of a stone building built in the clas...
Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Buildings and trees line the street. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are on the street and the sidewalks. Text b...
Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...
Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Construction of new streetcar tracks on the Capitol Square. In the background, on the corner of Main and Carroll streets, is the Park Hotel. Behind the hot...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Awnings shade the windows of the three-story stone Richardsonian Romanesque style residence of Al. Ringling.
Description: The main building at Riverdale Resort. Three children are sitting on a bench on the lawn. Awnings are on all the windows, and there is a screened-in porch.
Description: Freda Winterble property, 901 University Bay Drive, looking north toward Lake Mendota, showing trees on right side of road and house on the left, 928 Unive...
Description: "Runners are poised to take off in the 5 mile Chili Run. There were 197 entrants, some from as far away as Libertyville, IL."
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Elevated view over University Avenue towards the northeast of Bascom Hall and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Chemistry Bui...
Description: Elevated view of hydroelectric plants on the Fox River.
Description: Claude Graham-White, winner of the Gordon Bennett Race and several other important races in 1910, flying a Farman plane over Washington, D.C. Graham-White...
Description: Elevated view of town.
Description: Children on bikes in Madison's Crestwood neighborhood July 4th parade. In the center is Peter W. Faber (1959-2007) wearing a Mexican cowboy costume, origi...
Description: Front view of Science Hall, looking west down Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A horse-drawn laundry vehicle is visible at the...
Description: "In early December, Theresa residents were notified that the Shefond Oil Co. was closing the last service station in the community. At one time gas could b...
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