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Date: 1950-03-29 

Description: Members of Fire Station #5 at 2137 Atwood Avenue gather for the retirement celebration of Fire Caption Glover P. Peterson.

Date: 1960-06-26 

Description: Dorothy Palmquist and her daughter Heidi break ground for a temporary chapel at 2001 Martha Lane for the Messiah Lutheran congregation. Watching, from lef...

Date: 1949-11-09 

Description: Mrs. Dorothy Rainey arranges a children's corner in the Old Rectory Shop at Grace Episcopal Church, located at 116 West Washington Avenue. The shop is the...

Date: 1954-03-31 

Description: City Inspection Superintendent Ray Burt hands the key to City Hall to Merrill Haley, representing the investment group that purchased the building. William...


Pierce House

Date: 1951 

Description: Pierce house (also known as the Garnhardt house), 424 North Pinckney Street. Interior view with desk and large window. Photograph made for the Madison Comm...

Date: 1991-04 

Description: Governor's Conference Room in the Wisconsin State Capitol before restoration returned it to the original exposed cherry wood.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Christ Presbyterian Church from a booklet of views of Madison.

Date: 1974-09 

Description: View across Williamson Street towards the entrance of the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. There are large display windows along the sidewalk. The storefr...

Date: 1990-06-07 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison biological laboratory. Two women are standing in the center of the room at a sink, and men and women sit at tables on the r...

Map or Atlas

Campus Map

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Numbers in circles identify buildings across campus with the building index. Black arrows point out important infor...

Date: 1951 

Description: View from below, looking up at a spiral staircase located within the Pierce Home at 424 North Pinckney Street.


Memorial Union

Date: 1929 

Description: Terrace at the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1927-05-02 

Description: Side view from the roof of Kruse's store, of the Capitol Theatre under construction, of steel frame of structure.


Armistice Day Rites

Date: 1949-10-11 

Description: A crowd gathers to participate in a service to observe Armistice Day at the State Street entrance to the Wisconsin State Capitol building. At center left,...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The entrance to the Church of Christ Scientist on Wisconsin Avenue.


NCAA Boxing Bouts

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: NCAA National Championship Boxing Tournament bout at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of East Main Street on the Capitol Square, showing the Capitol City Bank building, Feltman-Curme Shoes, and J.C. Penney Company.

Date: 1996 

Description: Color portrait from balcony of the Historical Society staff taken in the Library to illustrate the cover of a special issue of the Magazine of Wisconsin...

Date: 1975-01-05 

Description: A peculiar mini-rooftop featuring a classical triangular pediment on a house at 124 North Baldwin Street.

Date: 1949 

Description: A man sits on a Carroll Street bench on the Capitol Square.

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