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Description: Lewis Arms embraces his neighbor Helen Berry behind the house at 629 Milton Street.

Date: 1927-11-28 

Description: View of the 3 F Laundry on the corner of University Avenue and Lake Street, with Holmes Tire, 614 University Avenue, and the Wheeler Conservatory of Music,...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.


Woman Pumping Gas

Date: 2008-09 

Description: A blond-haired woman in a dress pumps gas.

Date: 1958-01-11 

Description: Portrait of new Nakoma neighborhood resident Pauline Moore.


John Porter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Porter. He was born in Harrison County, Kentucky, on February 27, 1798, and came to Wisconsin in April of 1827.

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...

Date: 1949-09-15 

Description: The Grady Fuel Company, 218 Corry Street, buildings, with the company trucks parked on the street.

Date: 1950-02-01 

Description: Five past-presidents of the Madison Come-Back Club at an annual dinner. Left to right: Myrtle Tiffany, Jay Rose, Lloyd Lock, Frida Kaech and Bjarne Romnes....

Date: 1944-04-04 

Description: Children of War photography exhibit at the Madison Free Library viewed by members of the Madison French Relief Society, Mrs. Helene Cassidy, Professor Juli...

Date: 1958-01-04 

Description: Exterior view of the newly opened orchard stand at Kapec Orchard on Verona Road. The sign across the front of the building advertises fresh apples, sweet c...


Dutch Tavern

Date: 1941-04-01 

Description: Dutch Tavern, 121 North Blount Street, with piano, tables, booths, and northwoods decor.

The Work of Blanchard Harper

Learn about the work of Blanchard Harper, a female photographer who settled near Madison, Wisconsin.


University League

Date: 1961-09-15 

Description: Mrs. Jerome Schwartzbaum (left) and Gertrude Kimbrough look at decorative hookings made by members of the handicrafts group of the Junior Division of the U...

Date: 1958-01-07 

Description: Ward captains meet to plan the Mothers' March on Polio in connection with the Dane County March of Dimes. The Mothers' March will take place the night of J...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: One hundred ninety government surplus trailers, parked near Camp Randall, provided temporary housing for World War II veterans and their families.


Capitol City


Description: View across Lake Monona towards downtown Madison.

Date: 1949-02-06 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor of the Madison diocese leading the Scout Convocation at St. Raphael's cathedral. Twenty scouts received the Ad Altare Dei medal...

Date: 1952-03-07 

Description: Ball Park-Cooper Glass basketball team that won the championship of the Madison basketball tournament. In the back row, left to right, are Ed Withers, Norm...

Date: 1949-09-17 

Description: Pictured displaying a table at the WSBMA auction are, left to right, auctioneer Joe Sherven, Ron Rosa, WSBMA president, and Lyall T. Beggs, past national c...

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