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Description: Four men stand beside a Curtiss airplane to receive a parcel flown in from the National Theatre Supply Company for the Eastwood Theatre.
Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of Peter Maerz and Mrs. Susan Maerz Maier in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: Storefront of the Universal Grocery Company, 20 W. Mifflin Street, with window displays. Also visible is a portion of The Hub, 22 W. Mifflin Street, a sto...
Date: 1862 before
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.
Description: Starting to raise "Wisconsin" statue onto the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol (the fourth State Capitol, the third in Madison, 1906 - ). The gilded bro...
Description: View of Julius Schadauer's tobacco store at 101 State Street.
Description: Wisconsin's Bobby Hines (right) lands a right hand punch to the jaw of his Idaho State foe Mike McMurtry during their bout at the University of Wisconsin-M...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The Schlitz Saloon on the corner of Doty and King Streets. The saloon was owned by Fred C. Harbort from 1900-1907. There is a man in an apron standing at t...
Description: Ten musicians that make up the Broadway Gardens Orchestra pose on stage with their instruments.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of five teenagers. Three boys and one girl are standing and one girl is sitting in a chair. The girls are wearing dresses and t...
Description: The catcher squats as the batter gets ready to swing at a pitch while the umpire looks on. This image was taken as part of the WPA Federal Writers Project...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A group of friends pose on a playground slide. Included in the group are Cresence Esser Bowar, Matt Bowar (husband of Cresence), Herbert Esser (brother of...
Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at Maple Bluff Farm in 1909. Seated with him on the bench is Madison physician, Dr. Philip Fox, a close family friend,...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Lewis Arms is sitting in the driver's seat of a 1941(?) DeSoto automobile owned by Joe Brown, as his friend Booker T (standing) looks on. They are at James...
Description: Fire fighters standing amid smoking timbers aim their hoses to douse the flames.
Description: UW Ph.D student and actor, who wished to remain anonymous and so went by the name George Spelvin, in stage productions.
Description: Pictured at the Mt. Horeb Chamber of Commerce 25th anniversary banquet are left to right: J.B. Johnson, standing, and F.H. Hanneman, sitting. The Mt. Horeb...
Description: Portrait of Fred M. Evans, Dane County Court Judge and chairman of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights.
Description: Workmen pose inside a new corridor addition under construction in the State Bank of Wisconsin, 1 West Main Street.
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