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Description: Loading barrels into a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad car behind the Hess Barrel Company (cooperage) at about 1950 Atwood Avenue. Stacks of oak barrel...
Description: View of businesses located on West Main Street on the Capitol Square. These include Feltons at 29 West Main Street, Forbes Meagher Music at 27 West Main St...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Description: A Civil War guard house at Camp Randall, still standing as of 1962.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the village from the railroad tracks. There is a church among the cluster of homes.
Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Madison High School (later known as Central High School, demolished), 210 Wisconsin Avenue, designed by Cass Gilbert and built in 1908.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Dane County Courthouse.
Description: Cart built by Ideal Body Co. for dairy industry for use at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: View looking down hill of several buildings. More hills are in the far background.
Description: New junior ski jump at Hoyt Park. The jump is thirty-five feet high and is estimated to allow up to sixty-foot jumps under ideal conditions.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior of three-story building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A Civil War cannon captured at the Battle of Shiloh, displayed at Camp Randall near the corner of Randall Street and Dayton Street. A fire station is visi...
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol and park covered in hoar frost and fog.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...
Description: View of small private plane which crashed into a 30-foot open space, narrowly missing the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Vick at 102 Lansing Street and an adjac...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of the town, city limits, numbered blocks and lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, capitol square, Vilas Park, Edgewood Academ...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: View of East Washington Avenue at Union Corners (Milwaukee Street & North Street) when first opened after its expansion.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Middleton with an inset of a school house.
Description: Bonnie Butler, 4525 Winnequah Road, is looking at old Indian bones uncovered by road digging machinery that cut into the edge of a mound in Frost Woods whe...
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