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Postcard

Cook Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A colorized postcard of a view of Cook St.

Date: 1909 

Description: The site of the Electric Light Plant located near railroad tracks. There is a bell tower with a weather vane on the left.

Date: 1902 

Description: Depiction of the "modern" locomotive at the beginning of the 20th century.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Postcard

Avon Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view looking down Avon Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, the second on that site at 207 West Main Street. A streetcar is in front of the arched entrance. The building...

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date: 1909 

Description: View from hill down towards homes and businesses surrounded by more hills. A bridge over the Kickapoo River is in the center. Railroad cars are parked on t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking over Camp Randall to the University of Wisconsin campus taken from a home at 216 Campbell Street. Seen are Hiram Smith Hall, Dean Hen...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A crane lowers the flag pole from the third Wisconsin State Capitol as the first step in demolition of the dome. An iron eagle is perched atop the flag pol...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fairchild and Northeastern Railroad depot, with first train into Willard on the Fairchild and Northeastern Line.

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of a Masonic temple. Four columns support the two-story porch on the neoclassical building and a semi-circular opening appear...

Photograph

Langdon Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view down Langdon Street toward the University of Wisconsin campus. The State Historical Society is visible at left.

Photograph

Salisbury House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Salisbury house with a horse-drawn wagon located to the side of the home and William Salisbury, John Salisbury, Mrs. William Salisbury...

Photograph

Rustic Bridge

Date: 1901 

Description: A.G. Zimmerman parked on an artfully rustic, wooden bridge in his automobile, a "locomobile steamer", on Mendota Drive.

Photograph

Police Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man walks by the Madison police station, a two-story brick building with corner turret on the corner of South Webster Street. The fire station was across...

Photograph

University Heights

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of University Heights taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street. Several residences can be seen in the view, including Prof...

Map or Atlas

Lincoln Co., Wis.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows areas of Merrill, Corning, Scott, Rock Falls, Russel, Pelisan, Pine River, Ackley, and the Wisconsin River. The left margin of the map inclu...

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A girl on a rocking chair holds a rabbit, and a boy and a woman stand in the background. The boy rests his hand on a dogs head; the dog is lying on a love...

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

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