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Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1956-07-08 ca.

Description: View from an interior of a car looking out. A woman is sitting on the passenger side of the car. A boy is looking into the car from outside, and in the bac...

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: American Legion members in front of a plane at the Madison airport. Membership Chairman R.C. Golden is handing 1949 membership cards to the pilot Colonel L...

Date: 1934-08-17 

Description: Group portrait of "Madame White" cosmetics sales staff with car and signage for an event at the Capitol Theatre with Richard Barthelmess in "Midnight Alibi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Crystal Chandeliers above the Lake Bridge in the Cave of the Mounds. A group of visitors stand on a wooden walkway underneath the...

Date: 1934-08-18 

Description: Keating Garage and Ford Sales and Service, 14-16 N. Fairchild Street with the Keating tow truck and employees in front of the garage doors.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A Ford Mustang carrying four elderly men and one woman driving past a crowd in a demonstration against the war in Vietnam. A sign on the passenger side of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated exterior view of storefront, one half of a stereograph. A man and child are standing in the doorway of the store, and a man in a horse-drawn carri...

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...


Sedan Automobile

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1947-11-25 

Description: Elevated view of eleven men sitting on the stage at Central High School auditorium conducting a hearing on the possibility of putting West Washington Avenu...

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....



Date: 1970 

Description: Mapleside, a historic home on University Avenue, being demolished. It is the future location of Burger King.


Eagle Regiment Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. James A Jackson, Sr., who was a hospital steward for the 8th Wisconsin Regiment during the Civil War, riding in an open car during a GAR parade in Madi...


Description: A man stands, with a rowboat in the background, at the mouth of the Yahara river on the dam at Lake Mendota.

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Harley Moore of Madison sits behind the steering wheel in his Technical Machine Service auto racer. Moore will race his car in the midget auto races held a...


Two-Car Accident

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two damaged cars are parked on the curb of a residential street. People can be seen behind the cars, a tow truck is parked on the opposite side of the stre...

Date: 1956-06-11 

Description: Two men look on as a third man crouches to apply a Goodrich Tire sticker to the back of a (Ford) police car. One of the men looking on is wearing a police...

Date: 1951-07-22 

Description: A pick-up truck from Hult's Capital Garage parks in front of 115 East Gorham Street with several derby car racers in the truck bed.

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