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Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah) and Pinkey Bigsolder (HoWaWinKah), as well as an unidentified child, cross at the corner of Main and South First Street. Jim...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Worker spraying Elm trees with DDT pumped from a tank hitched to the back of a vehicle equipped with a snow plow.

Date: 1910-05-06 

Description: Large group of children and adults pose outdoors at the second annual contest.


Agricultural Hall

Date: 1916 before

Description: View of Agriculture Hall from a distance on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the background on Bascom Hill. The dome on Bascom...

Date: 1921 

Description: Three-quarter view of front and side of the Methodist Evangelical Church, a wooden building with arched windows on the side and an arched entrance in the f...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...


Yahara River

Date: 1908 

Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of two-story city hall in Library Park. It features a bell tower and mansard roof. There is a plaque mounted over the doorway just below the roof....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...


Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the above the treeline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. On the left edge of the photograph...


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

African American Men Going To Vote

Date: 1963 

Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.

Date: 1973 

Description: Green Bay Packers Center, Larry McCarren (#54) walking across the Lambeau Field parking lot toward the practice field. Several young fans seeking autograph...

Date: 1956-09-06 

Description: Wisconsin Attorney General Vernon Thomson campaigning in Green Bay as the Republican gubernatorial candidate. Thomson was successful, defeating Democrat Wi...

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