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Bank of Wisconsin

Date: 1928-01-11 

Description: Man at savings collection window, Bank of Wisconsin, located at 1 West Main Street.

Date: 1927-03-03 

Description: Workers in the mixing room, with mixers running, at Mautz Paint and Glass Company. Bins and other accoutrements used in the manufacture of paint are visibl...


Madison Sky Line

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol from Lake Monona prior to the building of the State Office Building at 1 West Wilson Street in 1923.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Group of boys working on various woodworking projects: sawing, hammering, and marking. A man in a shirt and tie is talking to one of the boys in the backgr...


Spring Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Spring Tavern on the way to Verona.

Date: 1927-03-03 

Description: Interior of the Mautz Paint Company sales room.

Date: 1926-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men in the Corner Section of Analytical at Ray-O-Vac Corporation.

Date: 1925 

Description: The corner of State and Fairchild Streets showing Yost-Kessnich's and the Capitol Theatre under construction.

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...


Eagles Club House

Date: 1928-01-08 

Description: Eagles Club House, 23 W. Doty St.

Date: 1926-03-03 

Description: Man straining paint into smaller cans at Mautz Painting Company.

Date: 1926-04-03 

Description: The Orpheum Theater under construction, 216 State Street, looking east at back side of buildings on State Street, with construction workers, truck and stea...

Date: 1929 

Description: Intersection of Broom Street, Gilman Street and State Street with many storefronts like Lewis Prescription D, rugs, and marquees for Laundry, Delicatesen,...

Date: 1925 

Description: Interior of the library/study in the residence of Prof. Richard Ely, on Prospect Street. Prof. Ely, of the University of Wisconsin, was a noted economist.


Auto Wash Building

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: View up ramp towards the "Auto Wash" entrance door of a brick building using the Air-lec pneumatic door opening system invented by Louis Schoelkopf.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Now You Can Visualize Madison". Includes indexes, with points marked 1-98 and a key. Text and illustrations on verso include hotels and seasona...

Date: 1927-03-03 

Description: Interior view of shipping department at Mautz Paint Company.

Date: 1927-07-01 

Description: Klean Rite Auto Laundry at 739 East Mifflin Street. It was apparently not a car wash, but an automobile service station.


Ford Model T Sedan

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View towards a man posed standing outside the passenger side door of a Ford Model T sedan parked sideways in the street, with the Wisconsin State Capitol i...

Date: 1928-01-24 

Description: Interior view of the Capitol Theatre's entrance with staircases.

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