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Mercantile Building

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A mercantile building across Sixth Street from the Windiate Hotel, built in 1854.

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, collection boxes, selected rural landowner...


Indian Villagers

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from water towards people along a shoreline in an Indian village. They are carrying food and water in baskets.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of two-story city hall in Library Park. It features a bell tower and mansard roof. There is a plaque mounted over the doorway just below the roof....

Date: 1944-11-14 

Description: Singer Sewing Machine Company store, 325 State Street, and Sherwin Williams Paint and Wallpaper Store, 327-329 State Street, with a billboard on top of the...


Manitowish Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Manitowish Lake in Manitowish Waters.


City View at Night

Date: 1973-01 

Description: "View from the water tower looking northwest."


Ely Residence

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Richard T. Ely residence, 205 North Prospect St. This house is Georgian revival in style and was built by Richard & Anna Ely in 1896. The architect was C...

Date: 1950 

Description: A man drives an International LM-122 truck owned by the Cottage Baking Company past several houses on a residential street. The text on the truck reads, "H...

Date: 1991-04 

Description: Governor's Conference Room in the Wisconsin State Capitol before restoration returned it to the original exposed cherry wood.

Date: 1958-05-11 

Description: Jeannette Von Gunten (left), Dorothy Uehling, Charlotte Spohn and Betty Cotterman attend the Westmorland Community Association Annual Party held in the aud...

Date: 1910 

Description: Large group posed in front of a frame house.

Date: 1949-06-12 

Description: "American Legion Picnic at Firemen's Park."

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Two men installing a KAYSER'S banner on the side of the WFOW radio station truck for the Kayser safety parade on East Washington Avenue. The parade is part...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: South view of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) with dome on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A flag is flying from the dome.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...


A Vivid 1948

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card that depicts a slide projector. The blue holder, which has a slide projector printed on it, has a die cut window that holds a transparent disk...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway yard and roundhouse (left) on South Oakland Avenue.

Date: 1948-12-20 

Description: Bison at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) in Madison.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The East Madison Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad station, 501 East Wilson Street, from South Hancock Street, with Lake Monona in the background....

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