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Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Members of the West Side Business Men's Association shown as they met for the first time at the future site of their new clubhouse and community center on...

Date: 1957-01-22 

Description: Two machinist apprentices of the Gisholt Machine Company, Earle G. Brooks of 431 Hawthorne Court and Orval Austin Jr. of 1885 East Main Street, learn how t...

Date: 1958-10-03 

Description: Some 30 Madison members of the Amalgamated Lithographers of America Union received their own chapter after being members of a Milwaukee local for two years...

Date: 1918 

Description: Lincoln Monument construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Workmen are standing around the perimeter of a large hole while others are dig...


Harrison L. Garner

Date: 1947-03-21 

Description: Portrait of Harrison Garner, vice president of Anchor Savings and Loan Company, candidate for Madison City Council.

Date: 1955 

Description: Mr. Beat in his store.

Date: 1931-08-05 

Description: Steeplejacks Don Coffey, in the foreground, and Bruce Russell, in the cap, repointing the University of Wisconsin heating plant chimney. The photograph was...

Date: 1935-05-16 

Description: Group portrait of police officers receiving insurance policies in front of the Madison Police Station, 14-16 South Webster Street, with motorcycles parked...

Date: 1953-04-13 

Description: Disney film crew shooting a prescribed burn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum for inclusion in the film The Vanishing Prairie. A came...

Date: 1974-04-18 

Description: View towards large group of people marching with signs on the sidewalk at the office of State Superintendent of Education, Barbara Thompson at the Departme...

Date: 1961-04-28 

Description: Madison postal officials look over mail ready for processing through the new East Side postal station. Left to right: John F. Whitmore, postmaster; Arvid...

Date: 1947-08-05 

Description: Jonas Staley, 1510 Jenifer Street, a 73-year-old man who enjoyed working outdoors in hot weather. He is shown putting in a sewer at 4226 Beverly Road.


Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1945-10-17 

Description: Two Capital Decorating Company employees on a scaffold painting window frames in the Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street. A man can be seen looking out of...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....


Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

Date: 1933-08-04 

Description: Director Tom C. Gannon, (on the right) and Assistant Chef Ed Masury in apron, who is drawing a cup of coffee, stand at the stove in the transient home kitc...

Date: 1955-05-18 

Description: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright and others seated at the Wisconsin State Capitol during a hearing on the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. An unidentified man i...

Date: 1949-02-06 

Description: Four award recipients from the University of Wisconsin at the Madison Artists exhibition. From left are Donald M. Anderson, art education instructor, water...

Date: 1948-11-15 

Description: Attorney General Thomas E. Fairchild, (right) being sworn in by his father, Justice Edward T. Fairchild, of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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