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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: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.

Date: 1950 

Description: This map of Sturgeon Bay is part of the survey of the northern and northwestern lakes. The map shows lights, railroads, roads, and some public buildings. R...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists of La Crosse. The front of the map is text about attractions, activities, and accommodations in La Crosse. The back is th...


The Wedding Party

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Dorothy and Oliver Justman enter Paul's Cafe.

Date: 1950 

Description: This map shows streets and waterways and includes annotations in red outlining wards.


Description: Unidentified industrial district with smoke billowing from many smokestacks.

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: This map of Lake Geneva has relief shown by contours and water depths shown by isolines. The map includes an index of schools, churches, public services, i...

Date: 1959-01-17 

Description: View of the front of a fire-damaged commercial building at 3205 East Washington Avenue with two fire fighters, two hoses, and a ladder nearby. The signage...

Date: 1953 

Description: This map of Beloit shows existing platted streets or highways and proposed street right of way. The map reads: "I hereby certify that this is the official...

Date: 1955 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes list of polling places by ward and precinct, and list of State Assembly districts.

Date: 1959-01-08 

Description: Work on the new Tenney Park lock and dam is progressing on schedule. A temporary spillway (not shown in the photo) has been built to divert the Yahara Riv...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View from street of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band parading down Mifflin Street, past the Strand Theater. This parade took place on Armed Forces...

Date: 1954 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows numbered ward boundaries, roads, and some buildings. The bottom of the map includes a street index.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map of Racine's business section is oriented with the north to the right and shows businesses and lot owners. Businesses, streets, and the Root River...

Date: 1954 

Description: A rainy, nighttime view of the corner of Main and Carroll streets on the Capitol Square. The neon signs of the Prescription Pharmacy and the Park Hotel lig...

Date: 1955 

Description: A man dressed as Santa Claus leans down from an open car to hand sacks of candy to a crowd of warmly-dressed children and parents. Santa's visit took place...

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