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Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1944-10-27 

Description: West High School drum majorettes in uniform at the East-West High School football game at Breese Stevens Field. From left are Carlene Doran, Dawn Rebenstor...

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...


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: 1948-07-20 

Description: Leo A. Peterson, 2135 East Mifflin Street, at left, and William H. Kelly, 127 West Wilson Street, right, newly appointed vice-presidents of the Wisconsin-F...

Date: 1933-07-23 

Description: Group portrait of Montgomery Ward's baseball team in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1948-06-20 

Description: Richard Lerwick, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Lerwick, 1813 Helena Street, shown outdoors near a fence posing in his racing car. He is preparing for the So...

Date: 1944-12-12 

Description: Group portrait of children and a few adults, dressed in coats and hats, posed with a man dressed as Santa Claus, at Rennebohms Drugstore #12, 2526 Monroe S...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade near the Wisconsin State Capitol. The Blue Mounds float depicting Dane County's first settler, Ebenezer Brigham, is coming down...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd gathered in the park near the North Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol watching aerial performer descend a wire attached to the roof of the bu...

Date: 1950-03-16 

Description: St. Croix Falls cheerleaders stand along the sidelines in the University of Wisconsin fieldhouse at a high school basketball tournament. They are, from lef...

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Two salesmen pose in the Pyrofax gas appliance booth at the Dane County Fair.

Date: 1958-11-14 

Description: Portrait of Doris Hanson, one of three Madison entries in the national All-Star bowling tournament in Buffalo, NY.

Date: 1949-08-03 

Description: Mrs. Charles Slightam and her grandsons, Pierre, left, and Warren Slightam, right. Pierre, 15, came in first at the recent Madison Soap Box Derby and will...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a hat, high-collared blouse, jacket, and long skirt sits in a rowboat while rowing a small boat, presumably on Lake Mendota. A cat sits at...

Date: 1940-06-26 

Description: Page from the Neighborhood House log book of bike hosteling trips sponsored by the settlement house, with images of girls on their bikes and resting on a d...

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