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Date: 1948-09-12 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm standing at the podium before a crowd as he auctions off an article at the West Side Business Men's Association auction on Odana R...

Date: 1969 

Description: Jon P. Wilcox (far left), cucumber grower and state legislator, crossing the grape boycott picket line at a Kroger store. In 1969, Grape boycotts in Wiscon...

Date: 1948-10-02 

Description: Clarence Self (18) scores the winning touchdown against Illinois as the University of Wisconsin beat Illinois 20 to 6 at Camp Randall Stadium. Other Wiscon...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 67

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the map it shows the turkey buzzards circling overhead
to tell us who we are and what the odds.
Don't count;
a promise is no more than just a s...


Houses and Cemetery

Date: 1960-07-17 

Description: Houses viewed from an old cemetery lot.

Date: 1948-07-19 

Description: The higher antenna of the WIBA tower and transmitting station increased the power of the station for the newly operational FM transmission at the Blue Moun...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the distance, women stand in front of the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary. On the right is an octagonal outbuilding, possibly a carriage house. The seminary...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1896 

Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...


Hotel and Bank

Date: 1912 

Description: View across street of the bank and hotel building along a commercial street.

Date: 1896-08-27 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...

Date: 1956-06-12 

Description: This house in the 1956 Parade of Homes in Meadowood with its illuminated device for showing the house numbers has been wired to the exact standards of the...

Date: 1973-03-25 

Description: A circular detail above a double window on the exterior of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority house at 270 Langdon Street.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. One wing added to the hall on the left.


MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1945-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" turning onto North Carroll Street from West Mifflin Street. The "Trackless Train" was on a tour from New York to...


Turvill Marsh

Date: 1899 

Description: View over section of Turvill Marsh towards trees. On the far right in the background are what may be railroad tracks.

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down street, which is lined with parked cars. There is a grocery store on the corner on the right, and beyond is a sign for a "Hotel Office".

Date: 1951-10-13 

Description: Wisconsin's Hal Faverty leaps into the air to make a finger-tip catch in the end zone during the Badgers' lone tuchdown against Ohio State. A group of pho...


Description: View from lawn of College of Agriculture on a hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the left is Hiram Smith Hall.


University Heights

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of University Heights taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street. Several residences can be seen in the view, including Prof...

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