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Date: 1977-05-01 

Description: A house at 609 South Few Street on which a row of dentils accents a gable. A dormer window shows handcrafted detail, as do the eaves of the gabled roof.

Date: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of Madison through trees. Lake Mendota, buildings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including the Washburn Observatory are along the sh...

Date: 1977-05-08 

Description: Exterior view of a house at 1254 Rutledge Street which displays several examples of handcrafted detail including crab-like carved woodwork, open gables, an...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Map of the Madison, Wisconsin region showing the four major lakes, starting in the north with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa. La...

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...

Date: 1946-04-11 

Description: Hoover Boat Line display booth at the Southern Wisconsin Sports Show in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Officers of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert held in the Central High School auditorium. Officers shown (left to...

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Penn Electric recreational basketball team won all of its games for the season and advanced to the first round game of the 24th annual municipal city baske...


Gilmore-Weiss Home

Date: 1972 

Description: The Gilmore-Weiss house, 120 Ely Place, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1952-07-01 

Description: Alvin Boss, owner of Boss Pattern and Model Works, poses with his son Dick who is seated in the soap box derby racer he will race in the upcoming race.


Polio Victims

Date: 1951-08-02 

Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...

Date: 1957-07-16 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Captain and Mrs. (Mary Day Robinson) John O. Batiste with their children, John (5), and Elizabeth (3). The family is in Madison to visi...

Date: 1948-04-07 

Description: Portrait of newly elected Madison Councilman, Ray F. Fessenden.


Catholic Youth Week

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Edgewood High School student council member John Shaffer lights a candle at the altar for Catholic Youth Week.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: Sheriff Herman P. Kerl, and Sally Penfield, with the four-gallon glass bottle for collecting donations to the "State Journal" Empty Stocking club, the Kidd...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

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