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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Description: "Runners are poised to take off in the 5 mile Chili Run. There were 197 entrants, some from as far away as Libertyville, IL."
Description: Children on bikes in Madison's Crestwood neighborhood July 4th parade. In the center is Peter W. Faber (1959-2007) wearing a Mexican cowboy costume, origi...
Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.
Description: The number 2 green at the Burr Oaks Golf Course.
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: 1920 ca.
Description: A Meadows stone burr grain mill powered by an International Harvester engine grinds wheat into flour at what appears to be an outdoor fair or exhibition. T...
Description: The racing hill at Derby Downs where the All-American Soap Box Derby championship is held each year.
Taken from the Topside area by the parents (Mr. &...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of a lake with a motorboat and distant factories.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Looking west on W. National Avenue from about S. 6th Street, a parade marches down National Avenue with a crowd of people watching, and signs and flags on...
Date: 1906 before
Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall Field from the top of Bascom Hall, with University Heights in the background.
Description: 1950 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion Warren Slightam about to compete in an exhibition race at the 1951 Madison soap box derby on Gorham Street.
Date: 1892-08-17 ca.
Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered to watch elephants parade down Main Street. Probably the Ringling Brothers Circus.
Description: Thirteen year-old James Borden (standing in the middle) of Madison, Wisconsin, the 1940 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, waiting for his turn to...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the grounds of the Wisconsin Conservation Department exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
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