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Main Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street featuring tall buildings, automobiles, and a banner reading, "Do Your Duty - Buy a Liberty Bond."

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of the construction to expand the Schoelkopf building at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. Men from the construction company a...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two young girls looking at a stuffed or mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.


Description: View of the bridge over water, with a building behind it.

Date: 1948-04-28 

Description: First grade students at Madison's Washington School used special activities to help build their vocabularies. In this photograph students are watching a "m...


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: A side view of a Catholic church. Narrow, arched stained-glass windows. Stairs leading up to the entrance. A car is parked by the side entrance with a ceme...

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...

Date: 1948-09-15 

Description: Elevated interior view of Luther Memorial Church during an address by Dr. E. Stanley Jones to Madison denominations, making a plea for a "united church".


Interior Stairway

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Henry Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector. A curved, w...


Brisbane House

Date: 1953 

Description: Dr. William H. Brisbane house, also known as the Thudium house. It was built between 1868 and 1869 from locally quarried stone for Dr. Brisbane, a physici...


Gargoyle Fountain

Date: 1972-07-02 

Description: A gargoyle fountain on the side of the residence of Thomas Nelson at 3403 Circle Close in Shorewood.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up view of the entrance to Wisconsin State College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street parade led by four men on horses with a marching band following. A crowd is gathered to watch the parade. People are sitting on benches in a park on...

Date: 1952-05-15 

Description: Close-up of the Library Circulation Desk and librarians Esther DeBoos and Margaret Gleason (right) behind the desk at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: View of a wooden boat named the "Tip Top" tied to a dock on a lake at Pine Crest Lodge. In the background the opposite shoreline across the lake is visible...


Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from W. North Avenue. Bauch goods and other unidentified businesses visible on 3rd Street. There are automobiles and streetc...

Date: 1896 

Description: Exterior view of St. Norberts Society along with four clergy portraits.

Date:  ca.

Description: Elevated view of the set for the film "Riot on Cell Block 11." There is a large group of men in the center back, and movie cameras, lighting equipment, and...


Meeting Room

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Chamber of Commerce meeting room. Text on the photograph reads, "Publ. & Copyright by Kinley Dep't St(obscured) Hand-colored."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across Library Mall with awnings visible on the first and second floor.

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