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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Date: 1883 

Description: View from street of John Hess and Froderick Schmitz and a horse on the sidewalk in front of the entrance to 508 State Street, the Hess and Schmitz Livery B...

Photograph

W.B. Hathaway House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the W.B. Hathaway house on West Johnson Street. The Victorian-era room consists of two plush pieces of furniture: a l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Genius of Wisconsin" statue, originally sculpted by Helen Mears for the Columbian Exposition of 1893. It was later recreated in marble by the Piccirilli B...

Date: 1949-12-15 

Description: Lapham School Nativity play "Small One" is an yearly student Christmas production. "Mary" was played by Jean Loy, 943 East Dayton Street, rode Small One (d...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Grace Episcopal Church Rectory on West Washington Avenue, built in 1893 and razed in 1960.

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph of the First Unitarian Church, which stood on Wisconsin Avenue near the Post Office.

Photograph

Buell Home

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The Buell home, built by Charles E. Buell in 1894, which was called "Buell's Folly" locally.

Date: 1940-08-13 

Description: Manchester's Department Store coed model, wearing dress hat and purse, posing in front of the Memorial Union on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

"The West" Statue

Date:  date unknown

Description: "The West" statue at the first floor southwest entrance the Wisconsin State Capitol. Vinnie Ream Hoxie modeled this statue in 1866-1868. It was carved in R...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view east along the north shore of Lake Monona, with Madison's east side industrial area in the background. The Deering Harvester Company is identified b...

Date: 1898 

Description: Flags and posters are displayed over King Street for the fifty year celebration. One banner reads: "1848 Wisconsin 1898." Pedestrians are on the streets an...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with images of infants and young children being cared for at the settlement house, including a group outside...

Photograph

Halloween Costumes

Date: 1931-10-31 

Description: Children pose in Halloween costumes at The Capital Times-RKO Strand Theatre Halloween party.

Date: 1930 

Description: A man dressed in a white uniform, hat and apron with a dark necktie poses on the steps to Nature's Own Health Foods at 501 West Olin Avenue. He is displayi...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: "Sifting and Winnowing" plaque mounted at front door of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Plaque donated by t...

Photograph

Gregory Residence

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Gregory Residence, 145 West Gilman Street, home of Jared Comstock Gregory, his wife Charlotte Camp Gregory, and their children, Stephen Strong Gregory...

Date: 1954-01 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin Historical Society building, seen from the southeast. Several cars are parked on the street in front of the building. The...

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

Photograph

Pew House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: John C. Pew home, at 3650 Lake Mendota Drive, Shorewood Hills. This home was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Construction began in 1939, and by 1...

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