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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: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

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.


Rustic Bridge

Date: 1893 

Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.

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:  date unknown

Description: Three new Ford car bodies sitting upright on their front ends on a shipping rack on the side of a road. The wheels have been removed and are sitting on the...

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: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

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...

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