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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Several men pass through the locks at the Lake Mendota entrance to the Yahara River.

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Madison Sanborn map that includes the University of Wisconsin Boat House, UW Gymnasium & Armory (The Red Gym), fraternity houses, and the YMC...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map Detail

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the area around North Franklin, North Blair and North Hancock Streets.

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: A Ford convertible with a banner "25 FORDS Free" on the side in front of the Pennsylvania Oil Company (736 East Washington Avenue) during the Kayser safety...

Date: 1928-09-19 

Description: Marling Lumber Company, 1801 East Washington Avenue. The Yahara River is to the right, with a bridge in the background.

Date: 1953-09-08 

Description: An elderly couple hold suitcases while boarding or disembarking a train car.

Date: 1967 

Description: The Deutschkron's store, Martin's, a tailor shop, located at 427 State Street (Ella's Deli on left).

Date: 1934-11-22 

Description: Two men stand in the doorway of the East Side Motor Company garage, 2305 Atwood Avenue, featuring Willard storage batteries, Pennzoil, and Eveready and Pr...

Photograph

Railway Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: People and carriages in front of the depot-hotel Railway Hotel at 641 West Washington Avenue. This was the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Ticket...

Date: 1947-02-19 

Description: Hudson Auto Co., 1134 E. Washington Avenue, holding a "motor school" to teach the use of Sun diagnostic equipment. Group of men in background, and front e...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Three children, and a toddler in a stroller, pose at the edge of the street in front of the Faber home at 5706 Dogwood Place, Madison, Wisconsin. A decorat...

Date: 1945-07-28 

Description: Monarch Machine Shop, Inc., 2530 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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: 1947-01-30 

Description: Three men working at the Civil Aeronautics Administration interstate communication station at Truax Field. From left to right are: Guy J. Blakely checking...

Date: 1959-04-04 

Description: U.W. sailors jump gun. These members of the University of Wisconsin Hoofers Club got tired of looking at ice-locked Lake Mendota and hauled their boats to...

Photograph

Elmer Gloege

Date: 1953-10-01 

Description: Portrait of Elmer Gloege used for an advertisement of the Elmer Gloege Shell Service Station, 2801 University Avenue.

Date: 1934-12-10 

Description: Two men and Home Insulation of Madison, Inc. truck in front of W.J. Sheppard, 2524 Chamberlain Avenue, house, shown installing Johns Manville rock-wool ins...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of people watching a parade coming up the street. A large horse-drawn vehicle is at the front. In the background is a large brick buildi...

Photograph

Waters Motors Inc.

Date: 1934-10-12 

Description: Waters Motors, Inc., 802 East Washington Avenue at the corner of North Livingston, taken from across the street.

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