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Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Gallery 405 in the museum of the State Historical Society. Interior showing paintings on the walls, and a skylight in the ceiling.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the residence of Lucius Fairchild, in Madison. A woman is standing outdoors near the entrance. A fence surrounds the yard of the house,...

Date: 1959-06-21 

Description: Winnie Neil Chapman and Betsy Paddock pitch a tent in preparation for the Girl Scout Round-Up in Colorado.

Date: 1918-02-04 

Description: Class portrait at Pettit School, also known as Saint Raphael's School. Thomas O'Dea is sitting in the 1st row of desks, 3rd from the left. All of the stude...


Poultry Science

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of ten people, both men and women, observing a researcher working in a laboratory with young chickens in a wire cage beneath a lamp. The researcher w...

Date: 1913 

Description: The Senate Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol in a quiet moment. Although the senate met in its new chamber in January 1913, much of the marble work on...

Date: 1960-11-07 

Description: Service league members of Christ Presbyterian Church prepare their "Home for the Holidays" tour, boutique, and bake sale. Many of the items to be shown in...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1954-11 

Description: This metal wall-hanging candle holder was made from a trivet and a pendulum by Mrs. Winfield Martin for the Art Guild gift exhibit. Winfield made the candl...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking up State Street toward the second Wisconsin State Ca...

Date: 1968 

Description: David R. Obey, then a Wisconsin assemblyman, testifying in the Capitol in behalf of the reorganization of state government proposed by the Kellett Commissi...


Construction Site

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the North Blair Street area.

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Two acres of land in the University Hill Farm plot have been purchased by the Attic Angel Association as a site for a nursing home. The present Attic Angel...

Date: 1959-06-26 

Description: Richard Brachman, an engineer, demonstrates his solution for the problem of mowing the grass on a steep slope near his home. He removed the handles of his...


Parade of Homes

Date: 1954 

Description: Aerial view of the west side of Madison showing newly constructed homes and homes under construction featured in the Parade of Homes. The main road through...

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

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