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Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  date unknown

Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: View looking through porches of residential buildings near Capitol Square.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a railroad bridge, which has framed beams on the sides and top. A boy and girl are standing and posing on the bridge. Signs ar...


Description: View from a stone bridge at Vilas Park with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Howard Morey (left) was associated with most of the airports in Madison. Prior to World War II he managed Madison Municipal Airport and when the military t...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two couples on an outing, posed in front of an outcropping of rock.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Dredging Lakewood Bay to fill the lots for sale in Lakewood. The men are sitting side-by-side on the drainpipe with their bare feet in the water. There is...

Date: 1930 

Description: A man dressed in a white uniform, hat and apron with a dark necktie poses on the steps to Nature's Own Health Foods at 501 West Olin Avenue. He is displayi...

Date: 1959-01-25 

Description: Winter scene with brothers Greg and Mark Hennen of 5709 Midmoor Road standing in their snow fort and hold snowballs at the ready the day following a five-i...


Summer Cottages

Date: 1908-05-16 

Description: View across water of the summer cottages on Maple Bluff.


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform toward the Waunakee depot and an arriving train. Freight cars are on the tracks on the left. A group of men are standing on the platform...


Duplex Houses

Date: 1961 

Description: Scene with duplex houses and clouds at sunset.

Date: 1959-01-08 

Description: Work on the new Tenney Park lock and dam is progressing on schedule. A temporary spillway (not shown in the photo) has been built to divert the Yahara Riv...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across dirt road of the asylum and grounds. A large three-story building is spread out over several acres. Stairs are leading up to entrances on the s...


Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view down sidewalk in a central business district. In the foreground on the left horses and wagons are hitched up at the curb. A smal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three O'Dea sisters and an unidentified man pose while looking out the left side of an automobile. The automobile has a fabric roof but no windows. A dirt...


Young Couple

Date: 1919 

Description: Young couple standing in front of a large rock face.

Date: 1960 

Description: New residential construction on the outer southwest edge of Madison.

Date: 1960-04-08 

Description: A stray dog sits leashed to the back of a three-wheeled motorcycle. The illegal beagle was apprehended by Patrolman Allison Alford on Capitol Square and si...

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