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Description: A cyanotype of Picnic Point seen from Observatory Hill.
Description: Frankie Meyer, the 1948 Soap Box Derby champion, stands next to his Wisconsin State Journal-sponsored racer. He is wearing the shirt and helmet given to h...
Description: Aerial view of Madison, looking east.
Description: Erwin and Claire Tiffany home, 1001 Seminole Highway, Nakoma. It was built in 1925, and was owned by Christina and Ellis Dana in 1945.
Description: Boilermakers and their helpers pose on and around a horse-drawn wagon that bears a sign that reads "Boiler-makers and Helpers", perhaps for a parade. Man o...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.
Description: Color snapshot taken by amateur photographer Steven O. Kimbrough of an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store. Kimbrough and friend Steve Patch were engaged in...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View of the Presbyterian student chapel at the intersection of State and Murray Streets.
Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing areas at Langdon and Henry Streets, including Lake Lawn Place.
Description: Madison friends and family of racer Joe Puccio are pit workers at the Soap Box Derby competition. Left to right: Buddy Haak, a friend of the family; Lucien...
Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with a group of Boy Scouts and some of the 12,000 tin cans they collected in a neighborhood clean-up campaig...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Picnic Point from shoreline of Lake Mendota at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a university building on the hill on the left, and a pi...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View from the Capitol of South Carroll Street at the corner of West Washington Avenue.
Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...
Description: Portrait of Dane County Traffic Officer Robert Waldron who was injured in fighting the fire at the tenement-type house, 15 South Bedford Street, where Flor...
Description: A "RKO Greater Show Season" truck with signs promoting a show at the RKO Orpheum theater, a calliope and two men sitting on top, leads a parade of automobi...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Sculpture of Lincoln in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the background, and snow covers the ground. T...
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol building and surrounding area from the construction site of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Humanities Building.
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