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Date: 1912 

Description: View from railroad tracks towards the back of the canning company. There are freight cars parked near the loading dock. Two smoke stacks are on the roof. O...


Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...

Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. On the left is a bowling alley/billiard parlor, a real estate/insurance business, and a livery/garage. On the next block is City Hal...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Levi B. Vilas mansion at the corner of Henry and Langdon Streets. Built about 1850, it later became a fraternity house for Phi Gamm...

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Homecoming decorations at the Delta Sigma Pi house, 132 Breese Terrace. Dennis Krahn, left, and Charles Krouse, right, set up a dummy with the numerals of...

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...

Date: 1947-11-07 

Description: Reynolds Transfer flatbed trailer truck with large load of industrial equipment with two men standing by the cab.

Date: 1946-06 

Description: Women assembled for the bride's bouquet toss at the Helen Louise Hadley-Dr. John Farrell Whitman wedding reception at the Alpha Xi Delta sorority house, 12...

Date: 1896-03-08 ca.

Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street, with City Hall in the background. On the left is a general merchandise store, a bank and other businesses. In the foreground on the...


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: 1900 

Description: Exterior view of the Turvill house and garden. A man and woman are working in the garden near the Turvill home. The woman, wearing a bonnet, is bent over w...

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.

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: "Johnny" Zeier, manager and coach of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Madison's Boys Baseball program. Zeier was a Softball Hall of Fame pitcher.


New Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the newly constructed dam from across a reservoir. There is a building on stilts in the left foreground, and buildings in the background behind the...


Vilas Mansion


Description: View from across Langdon Street looking toward the residence of Levi B. Vilas. Built in 1851, the house was later used by the Phi Gamma Delta and then Sig...

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