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Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from the south gate.

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1948-08-18 

Description: Charles Johnson and Margaret Haas, two students in charge of University of Wisconsin orientation week activities, sitting on the grass on Bascom Hill. The...


Lake Mendota


Description: View across Lake Mendota toward Bascom Hall from 2-16 Langdon Street.

Date: 1953-05-22 

Description: Exterior view of the new Herbert Schenk school that will open in the fall.

Date: 1949-02-11 

Description: Action shot of the Wisconsin Rapids-Reedsburg game at the state high school basketball tournament in the University of Wisconsin fieldhouse.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View of the Tower at Roselawn Memorial Park.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1910 

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall), before the dome was destroyed by fire.


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1934-08-07 

Description: Kroger Grocery and Baking Co. Headquarters and produce warehouse, 634 West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1973 

Description: A front detail of the G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue. The building was later demolished to make way for a parking lot.


Monona Bay

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view across railroad tracks looking west along North Shore Drive with the Brittingham Park boathouse in the background. Monona Bay is to the left.


Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice, Marvin Rosenberry broadcasting over a WHA microphone located in the first floor lobby of the State Historical Society. Th...

Date: 1955-12-18 

Description: Downtown Madison lakeshore taken from Lake Monona in line with South Pinckney Street. Includes St. Raphael's steeple, 1 West Wilson Street state office bu...

Date: 1912-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Madison Free Library, 206 North Carroll St. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Madiso...


Villa Louis Opening

Date: 1953-04-14 

Description: Five Prairie du Chien women dressed in period dresses and hats pose for a portrait with Governor Walter Kohler at the Wisconsin State Capitol building. The...

Date: 1927-01-17 

Description: Cars line up at Pennco filling station at the corner of State and Gorham Streets to get free oil changes offered during a winter cold snap.

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