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Date: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of Madison through trees. Lake Mendota, buildings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including the Washburn Observatory are along the sh...


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Penn Electric recreational basketball team won all of its games for the season and advanced to the first round game of the 24th annual municipal city baske...

Date: 1952-07-01 

Description: Alvin Boss, owner of Boss Pattern and Model Works, poses with his son Dick who is seated in the soap box derby racer he will race in the upcoming race.

Date: 1957-07-16 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Captain and Mrs. (Mary Day Robinson) John O. Batiste with their children, John (5), and Elizabeth (3). The family is in Madison to visi...

Date: 1948-04-07 

Description: Portrait of newly elected Madison Councilman, Ray F. Fessenden.


Catholic Youth Week

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Edgewood High School student council member John Shaffer lights a candle at the altar for Catholic Youth Week.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: Sheriff Herman P. Kerl, and Sally Penfield, with the four-gallon glass bottle for collecting donations to the "State Journal" Empty Stocking club, the Kidd...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Four men in discussion at the Wisconsin Barley Contest.

Date: 1934-05-10 

Description: Two bartenders stand in the middle of the circular bar at the Park Hotel.

Date: 1900 

Description: The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum display of Cliff Dweller Pottery from the Robert Laird McCormick Collection. Pottery is displayed in a glass case w...


Surgical Tools

Date: 1927 after

Description: Surgical instruments on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

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: 1945-01-18 

Description: Lieut. John Walsh, University of Wisconsin boxing coach who was in the marine corps in Okinawa, teaching his two sons Johnny and David to box.

Date: 1950-11-08 

Description: Group portrait of the Visiting Nurse Service Board of Directors. The function of the visiting nurses is to provide bedside care when needed in Madison. Sta...

Date: 1951-08-19 before

Description: The First Unitarian Society Meeting House sanctuary (or auditorium) during the final stages of construction. Here, members of the congregation who helped d...

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.

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