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Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1949-11-09 

Description: Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce auxillary (Jaycettes) members Mrs. Marvin (Lucille) Bump and Mrs. Robert (Merrilyn) Wegner pose for a photograph with Pa...


Outdoor Life

Date: 1957-05-20 

Description: Dorothy L. Day and Ruth E. Van Tassel show off their form as archers. They and their husbands are members of the Blackhawk Archery Club.

Date: 1949-02-22 

Description: Marshall and Janet Straus are shown accepting part of the $13,500 in prizes Marshall won on the "Stop the Music" radio show. Presenting the prize certifica...


Description: The replica of the Centennial Fountain in the Capitol Park.

Date: 1948-08-25 

Description: Five delegates to the Wisconsin Elks 46th annual convention at the Madison Elks Lodge. Left to right are R.W. Gustafson, Ashland; Frank T. Lynde, Antigo, s...

Date: 1948-01 

Description: A man is smoking at a desk at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. (Harry L. Russell, director?)

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the extended Gillett family at a reunion.


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the west from the Capitol Square. In the section on the left, (left to right), are the University of Wisconsin Field House, Luth...

Date: 1933-05-15 

Description: Jennie Justo of 921 Spring Street in the Greenbush, wearing a hat, says goodbye to her mother, Lena Justo, as she leaves for a year in the Milwaukee jail.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Shows campus buildings, points of interest in surrounding area, and railroads. Advertisements on verso.

Date: 1952-05-22 

Description: A University of Wisconsin coed donating to the "Eighth to Riot, First to Repair" drive for funds to repair damage caused during a series of panty raids on...

Date: 1939 

Description: A woman operates the bagging machine at the Red Dot potato chip factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Casual portrait of photographer Matthew Witt seated at the foot of a ridge. It's likely that the image is a self-portrait produced by Witt himself.


Hybrid Amaryllis

Date: 1949-03-18 

Description: An amaryllis plant with two lily-like blossoms, grown by Mrs. Roy E. Kartack of Baraboo, Wisconsin. Her hobby is hybridizing amaryllis plants.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Madison's old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster Street, with two ladder wagons pictured in front of the station. The wagon on the left is...

Date: 1954-10-18 

Description: West High School Homecoming Queen Sarita Sarig (center) poses with her Court of Honor, including Gail Lawrenz (left), Sally Arnold (standing), and Priscill...

Date: 1954 

Description: Historical Society Library Reading Room during the modernization of the 1950s, with materials and furniture stored at one end of the room.

Date: 1954-08-01 

Description: Group portrait of the first place winners of the annual city swimming meet held at B. B. Clarke beach.

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