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Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...


Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...


Carillon Tower

Date: 1964-02 

Description: Nighttime winter scene on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus of Carillon Tower with Social Sciences building in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the isthmus from campus, looking east. The location of the photographer is unknown, but a railing is in the foreground. The larg...

Date: 1955 

Description: Bus traveling down Mifflin Street on Capitol Square. Moseleys, Woldenbergs and Walgreen's Drugs can be seen on the right.


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the southeast from the Capitol Square. The Tenney Building appears behind the original first National Bank that was demolished t...

Date: 1941 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing areas at Langdon and Henry Streets, including Lake Lawn Place.


Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.

Date: 1959-08-22 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen leads the parade of boats that opened the new Tenney Park lock on Saturday morning.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the upper right and shows a plat of the area, numbered blocks, lots, and wards, land ownership by name, local street...


Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...

Date: 1961-07-03 

Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...

Date: 1902-08 

Description: A detail of a Madison Sanborn map showing Mendota Court.

Date: 1886 

Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...


Hotel Trumpf

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View across unpaved street towards the Hotel Trumpf, located at 636 West Washington Avenue. The entrance is on the corner of the building facing the inters...

Date: 1959-09-02 

Description: Three members of the Nakoma Welfare League complete preparations for the annual benefit card party. Left to right: Esther Poehling, Sarah Smith, and Ruth B...


Grocery Delivery

Date: 1921 

Description: Light delivery truck of Skuldt & Ayen, grocers, in front of a small apartment building.

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View down the 700 block of State Street towards the Truax Field Honor Guard marching past the State Barber Shop on Armed Forces Day. Park Street and the bo...

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