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Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the exterior of the Norwegian Evangelical Church.


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: 1953-05-16 

Description: View from street of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band parading down Mifflin Street, past the Strand Theater. This parade took place on Armed Forces...

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: 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...


Girl on Seesaw

Date: 1959-10-29 

Description: Susan Thomsen smiles from high atop a seesaw on a warm October day while playing at Yahara Place Park near her home at 502 Dunning Street. Houses in the ba...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: In this photograph, with the North and South Wings and the dome of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol as a backdrop, the construction of the East Wing of th...

Date: 1912 after

Description: Childhood home of David E. O'Dea (born February 7th, 1920) at 1035 Park Street. This is the second O'Dea family home.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Businesses located near the intersection of Park and Lakeside Streets, before Park Street was widened. Identified from left, Madison Do-Nut Kitchen, Valvol...

Date: 1905 

Description: This map shows roads, railroads, and location of Keyes Springs, now part of Monona. The map reads: "L.S. Smith, c.e., del. May, 1905" and "For further info...


Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1913 

Description: View down Main Street, with a railroad crossing at the far end of the street. On the left is a shoe repair store, lumber business, and a lunch room with a...

Date: 1954 

Description: A rainy, nighttime view of the corner of Main and Carroll streets on the Capitol Square. The neon signs of the Prescription Pharmacy and the Park Hotel lig...

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: More than twelve people in their Sunday clothes gather in an open lot at Gilbert Road and Tolman Terrace to note the start of construction of their church...

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company, 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building, known as the Burrows building,...

Date: 1918 

Description: Street scene in front of the Park Hotel, on Main and Carroll Streets, showing “delegates going to the convention.”.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

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