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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: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...

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: 1947-01-16 

Description: Portrait of Bill Schneider, 216 North Murray Street, president of Central High School Student Council (on the left), and Tom Peterson, 1111 Grant Street, P...

Date: 1960-11-09 

Description: Four founding members of Insurance Women of Madison pose at General Casualty Insurance Company. They are, left to right, Leota Schoenoff, Helen Hendrickson...

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...


Erdis Hansen

Date: 1944-10-03 

Description: Erdis Hansen, one of Madison's leading business women, shown in one of the two Perfume Shops she owns in the city. She is a member of the National Business...

Date: 1960-01-11 

Description: A public semi-formal dance, "Winter Nocturne," will be sponsored by the Order of Rainbow for Girls and the Order of DeMolay for Boys in the Crystal Ballroo...

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: Ronda Pyne holds a pony at the Franklin School playground while wearing a cowboy hat.

Date: 1950-03-10 

Description: James "Red" Sreenan, 130 pounds, boxes with Henry Amos of Michigan State to a draw. The referee stands nearby in the ring and the audience is seated in the...

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Penn Electric recreational basketball team won all of its games for the season and advanced to the first round game of the 24th annual municipal city baske...

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.

Date: 1952-05-21 

Description: Group portrait of the new council of the Nakoma Welfare League wearing Indian blankets and the headgear of their office. Left to right: Mrs. Robert J.(Ruth...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1910 

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall), before the dome was destroyed by fire.

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