Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Lyman Sylvester of 1818 Keyes Avenue, the winner of the automobile economy driving contest, stands next to a Chevrolet Six automobile outside Hult's Capita...
Description: Leon J. Waters stands in front of his used car lot at 746 E. Washington Avenue where he offered small down payments, easy terms, and good will. A small Tr...
Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.
Description: A Heavy Duty Wrecker Service tow truck towing a wrecked car with a banner on the side reading "THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!" during the Kayser safety parade i...
Description: Eldon Raemisch, age 14, in his championship car, No. 32.
The Madison Soap Box Derby was held on Wilson Street in 1936.
Eldon's car was the heaviest...
Description: The La Crosse Drum and Bugle Corps takes part in the American Legion parade around Capitol Square. The Park Hotel is in the background.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: View across water of kiddie train at Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).
Train was donated by the Madison Lions Club and operated from 1953-1968.
Description: Alec McDonnell and Charles Brewer, two future students of the new Orchard Ridge Elementary School, pause on their bicycles to check the progress of the fir...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Birge and Bascom Halls (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Birge Hall (foreground) with addition under cons...
Description: Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) on Langdon Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A boathouse is behind the Armory on Lake Mendota.
Description: A Northwest Airlines DC-4 plane at the Truax terminal. Originally constructed in 1937 with assistance from the WPA, the Madison Municipal Airport was renam...
Description: The view from the top north side of Bascom Hill shows North Hall and the College of Engineering building on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus. Th...
Description: Service control tower in the service department of Kayser's Motors, 701 East Washington Avenue. A service manager is shown in the suspended tower and a tru...
Description: Colony of squatters in Sunset Point (Hoyt Park, Quarry Park), former quarry site. Home of John & Lottie Corcoran from 1924-1994.
Description: Portrait of Calvin Beverly, age 40, of 807 Mound Street. Beverly was one of seven employees of the Pyramid Motor Company, located at 434 West Gilman Street...
Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: McArdill Memorial Laboratory for Cancer Research on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Cars are parked on the road and in a parking lot next to th...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking northeast from the chimney of the Heating Plant on University Avenue. The Chemistry Building is in the foreground, and Bascom Hall an...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of a supposed Indian "trail tree," on former Mercer's addition or subdivision, now the corner of Elm and Van Hise Streets near Madison West High Schoo...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706