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Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: optometrist (closed), Neff's Beauty Salon, Wisconsin Blue...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Exterior view from street of the A.C. Larson house at 1006 Grant Street.
Description: Elevated view of campus up University Avenue from the tower of the First Congregational Church on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Wisconsin...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.
Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
Description: A view from Bedford Street of the smouldering ruins of the Hotel Washington. A pedestrian crosses the street in front of a parked firetruck. Water being us...
Description: Tower view from the First Congregational Church of the University campus and University Avenue. Lake Mendota is in the background on the left. The Wisconsi...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of the Yahara, or "Catfish" River.
Description: Four University of Wisconsin students wearing figure skating costumes are shown posing in front of Lake Mendota where they performed a show on Memorial Uni...
Description: Water from firehoses has frozen into ice that coats power wires, trees, and pumps at the gas station next to the Hotel Washington, which burns in the backg...
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol from balcony of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Lake Monona is in the upper right background...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman crosses Monona Avenue as a man on a bicycle rides by. The large, Second Empire style Avenue Hotel, with two-story porch, is on the left; the GAR ha...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View across Bascom Hill of South Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: date unknown
Description: From left to right, Aunt Mary, Betty Arms and Wilbur Arms pose in front of the house at 1344 East Wilson Street. Lewis Arms was born in this house.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Mr. and Mrs. H. Schildhauer and Louis and Henry Harder stand near a large tree and rest from a bike ride on Mendota Drive.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View towards southwest of exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Music Hall can be seen on the left on the opposite side of Ba...
Description: New junior ski jump at Hoyt Park. The jump is thirty-five feet high and is estimated to allow up to sixty-foot jumps under ideal conditions.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Lyle Lilly (1916-2011) stands in front of his home at 838 Woodrow Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He is wearing his motorcyle police uniform that he wore whi...
Description: View across lawn of Chadbourne Hall, Music Hall and library along sidewalk on Park Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park, where people relax on a park bench. This view looks toward the intersection of Main and Carroll...
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