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Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...


Polio Victims

Date: 1951-08-02 

Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...

Date: 1949-03-08 

Description: Shown examining a "safe-driving agreement" for youthful drivers and their parents are the men who are in charge of the statewide distribution of this aid t...

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A public bus crosses the bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood, looking east.

Date: 1946-03-13 

Description: First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 125 Wisconsin Avenue, being razed by Arneson Wrecking Company. View is from Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the edu...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Man loading a canoe onto a Berg's cartop carrier.

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.

Date: 1954-12 

Description: Department of Public Works workers look over signs to be posted on city streets.

Date: 1939 

Description: Page from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with individual pictures of winners of the Best Gardens competition: George Caravello in...

Date: 1934-07-27 

Description: Edward O'Connell (General Pershing's chauffeur), and wife stand beside automobile, with 2 children sitting on automobile's running board and looking at a b...

Date: 1946-01-07 

Description: Four men pose with the first shipment of new 1946 DeSoto automobiles as they come off a train onto a loading dock for Stadium Garage, 1501 Monroe Street, P...

Date: 1916-10-10 

Description: People walking along the Linden Drive path watch as Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) dome burns on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Fire destroy...


Smilingest Trio

Date: 1949-03-07 

Description: "There are three good reasons for the three beaming smiles shown. Jack Ihde, left, is smiling because he found $176 in cash and $310 in checks, returned t...

Date: 1971-08 ca.

Description: Poster advertising for an event occurring between August 1971 and February 1972 called the "Traffic Experiment," in Madison. Features screen printed map of...

Date: 1932-03-31 

Description: Six Lido Ladies, an act performing at the Orpheum Theater, pose with a new Ford V8 car in the lobby of the Orpheum Theater while a crowd looks on.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones and his sister Florence Lloyd Jones (Bis or Bisser) each sit in separate coaster wagons.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Midwest Air Transport planes in front of the hangar at the Madison Airport. Located northeast of the city near the Oscar Mayer plant, the field was someti...


Learning to Drive

Date: 1954-07-01 before

Description: Mary Emmerich learns to release and lift an auto's hood under the direction of West High basketball coach and driving instructor, Don Page.

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