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Date: 1968-12-09 

Description: University of California molecular biologist, Dr. Robert Riseborough, left, confers during a break in the DDT hearings with Victor J. Yannacone, the attorn...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: David Vilas is shown pinning a carnation corsage on his date, Beth Herman, at the Maple Bluff social party for teens.



Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A man wearing headphones is sitting behind a table with the Guffawmeter. The caption reads: "Guffawmeter constructed by Paul Vanderbilt for the State Histo...


West Main Street

Date: 1913 

Description: View from intersection down center of West Main Street. On the corner on the left is a brick bank building. A paint store, a shoe store and other businesse...

Date: 1959-06-18 

Description: Alicia, Claire, and Tecia Findorff, (right) young daughters of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Findorff, admire a poster that their mother (left) made and distributed...

Date: 1954-07-04 

Description: Arthur Finnigan eats Cracker Jacks while other children had soda pop and ice cream. The children are at Westmorland Park.

Date: 1953-08-03 

Description: Katherine Bird of Winnetka, Illinois offers some grass to two deer at the Vilas Park Zoo.


Air Show at Truax

Date: 1959-05-16 

Description: A crowd waiting to get a glimpse inside a military jet on display at an air show at Truax Field. The air show was part of the Armed Forces Day celebration...


Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Brothers Franklin Myers, 19, University of Wisconsin student (left), and Russell Myers, 22, Mechanic for the Madison Bus Company (right) buy their own plan...


Coming to a Stop

Date: 1911 

Description: Ski jumper coming to a stop after a successful landing.

Date: 1959-10-31 

Description: Fairy princess Patty Goggin is about to change the bunny Katherine Becker into a beautiful girl if she isn't stopped by the witch Susan Devitt during the S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of police students pairing up to try a move during judo instruction at the YMCA.

Date: 1960-04-27 

Description: A statue of P.T. Barnum was in front of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building to announce the coming of the "Barnum Sideshow of the 19th Century"...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Date: 1953-11 

Description: Four Lapham School students and an adult eat ice cream from a paper cup at the end of a tour of Bowman Farm Dairy on Fish Hatchery Road.

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: 4-H members, some of them dressed in old-fashioned costumes, serve homemade cakes and donated ice cream at an ice cream social on Capitol Square. Proceeds...


Kleinheinz Pharmacy

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Charlie Collins of the Kleinheinz Pharmacy stands on the stoop holding a sign for the South Side Picnic to be held on Sunday, June 14th, 1931. It reads, "P...

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The Madison Chamber of Commerce trophy for the division of the United Givers' Fund achieving the highest percentage of its goal is awarded to the business...


Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

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