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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior view of the College Of Agriculture building on Henry Mall at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.


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: 1929 ca.

Description: This is a blue line print map that shows local streets, railroads, local businesses, schools, parks, cemeteries, the airport, the state capitol, the Univer...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

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: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1908 

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants, valves, and wells. "1907" -- Lower margin. Lake Wingra, Lake Monona, and Lake Mendota are labelled.


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the northeast from the Capitol Square.


Lakeside Grocery

Date: 1931-06 

Description: View from street of a woman standing at the corner of the Lakeside Grocery, located at 109 East Lakeside Street. On her left, a sign is propped on a crate...

Date: 1886 

Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...

Date: 1909 

Description: Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks,...

Date: 1961-07-03 

Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the east from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

Date: 1940-10-19 

Description: Group portrait of a group of Oscar Mayer canvassers posing in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch. They are all wearing uniforms and holding baskets of...

Date: 1960-12-16 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen is shown with five of thirteen city employees honored for service to Madison at a Christmas party at Welch's Embers restaurant. Six wh...

Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: The bronze statue "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, is hoisted to the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Madison Club, with an illustrated three-quarter view of the corner of the club building and a view of the main entrance...

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