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Description: Elevated view over the Ohio River of a boat landing with a bridge in the background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of farmers bringing corn to the Lange Canning Co. plant. View looking west, from the west end of the old Madison Street bridge.
Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.
Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...
Description: Elevated view of a wide main street through town. Pedestrians are on sidewalks on both sides of the dirt street. A church steeple is visible in the backgro...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View from street of new Rennebohm Drug Store #1 at the corner of University Avenue and Randall Avenue, shortly after its construction.
Description: Pahl Tire Company, located at 208 E. Washington Avenue. Opened in 1936, moved to 202 East Washington Avenue about 1960, closed in 2013.
Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...
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: 1938 ca.
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."
Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Hotel on East Wilson Street. Architectural details include a turret, arched windows and textured brickwork.
Date: 1922 after
Description: Outdoor view of an Air-Lec automatic door opener for swinging doors set up on a wood plank on a rooftop. Probably the top of Schoelkopf's manufacturing pla...
Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.
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...
Description: Looking down South Carroll Street at the corner of West Main Street on Madison's Capitol Square. The corner building is the Blied Building which had two fl...
Description: Parade scene with a woman on a float, and costumed children and horses. The storefronts and street are decorated with flags and bunting. An archway has bee...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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