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Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Finish line of the second section of the Class A 440 yard dash at the 1953 state high school track meet held at Camp Randall Stadium. Shown (L-R) are Sam...

Date: 1953-04 

Description: Margaret Dunn placing a floral crown on a statue of the blessed Virgin Mary at the end of the annual May ceremony at Edgewood High School. Other high schoo...


Carson Gulley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley stands in front of the Van Hise building on the UW-Madison campus, holding his hat in one hand, with his other hand in his jacket pocket.

Date: 1902 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hobbins smile at one another and hold hands as a full-length wedding portrait is taken. She is standing, and he is sitting in a chair on...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...

Date: 1911-04-21 

Description: Group of men and a young boy breaking hemp at the Brigham farm.


St. Martin's Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the band of St. Martin's Catholic Church. The members pose with their instruments, which include clarinets, french horns, flugelh...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...


Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".


Municipal Market

Date: 1918 

Description: Farm produce for sale from farm trucks at the Municipal Market on the Capitol Square. The Municipal market was established by a committee of women in July,...


Mr. Luhman ?

Date: 1959-08-05 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Mr. Luhman (?) standing in a garden.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Farm couple seated outdoors on a disk harrow.


Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.

Date: 1922 

Description: Farmer and three boys posing with five horses in front of a house.

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date: 1934-04-22 

Description: Howard Morey delivering the film "Hell's Holiday" to R.E. Mutchler of American Legion Post No. 57. (The man in the top coat is unidentified.) Morey flew th...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: John Parman's “Blacksmith, Wagon & Carriage” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.

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