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Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two groups of people posed in yard. On the left a man and woman are posed sitting, with the man resting his hand on a dog. Posed standing around them are t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and two women posed standing in the yard of a frame house. Behind them an elderly woman is sitting on the porch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman (possibly a nurse) standing on the sidewalk in front of the sign at the entrance to Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital. It was establis...


University Heights

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view from Summit Avenue looking east over University Heights and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...

Date: 1931-08-27 

Description: Virginia Gillette demonstrates how residents in the 400 block of Virginia Terrace are combating traffic dangers by spanking. Dicky Dupois is over her knee,...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1917 before

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View from Bascom Hill includes the Lincoln Monument in front of...

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Three children, and a toddler in a stroller, pose at the edge of the street in front of the Faber home at 5706 Dogwood Place, Madison, Wisconsin. A decorat...


Description: Elevated exterior view of Everett Street Station, also called the New Passenger Station facing Fourth Ward Park (later renamed Zeidler Park).

Date:  date unknown

Description: East facing view from the Upper Bridge, featuring the Beloit water tower in the distance.


High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the high school. The building features a bell tower, tall chimney, arched doorway and Dutch/Flemish gable. On the surrounding lawn, there is a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's future father-in-law) residence. There are two unidentified men on the porch posing in the sh...


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1959 

Description: Winter scene of Shirley Widmer, the photographer's wife, digging out a snow-covered sidewalk. Caption: "Shirley Widmer digs out after a big snowstorm."

Date: 1916 before

Description: View from the terrace of the Wisconsin State Historical Society. Snow covers the area, and a horse pulling a sled is in the lower left on Langdon Street....

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn of a large crowd of African American men and women walking down a sidewalk. Cars are driving along the tree-lined road on...


Alma, WI

Date: 1909-07-31 

Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.


Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view towards Main Street. Sheds and dwellings are along both sides. A man is standing on the right corner and a dog is in the middle...


"Sitting Down" Tree

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of a gnarled tree that appears to be "sitting down" in a field near Lake Mendota.

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