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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...


Old Water Tower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Park with a view of the water tower, which stood from 1890 to 1920.

Date: 1961-06-06 

Description: Men hold shovels during the groundbreaking ceremony held for the new UW mathematics building. It will be located between Bascom Hall and Sterling Hall and...

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Finish line of the second section of the Class A 440 yard dash at the 1953 state high school track meet held at Camp Randall Stadium. Shown (L-R) are Sam...


Farmland Vista

Date: 1961 

Description: Vista over farmland from a small country cemetery.

Date: 1959-08-29 

Description: A group gathers for the ground breaking ceremonies for the St. Thomas Aquinas parish auditorium. Rev. Arnold Lehman, pastor, shown with shovel; sacristan M...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Sunlight from the front bay window illuminates the parlor of the Vickers house, identified as the home of Marian Hintz, a pupil at the Prairie School. A co...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: A man dressed in bib overalls poses with a Gardner Baking Company delivery truck. It is parked in front of Plaenert's Grocery. Over the hood in the distanc...

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: 1930 

Description: A man dressed in a white uniform, hat and apron with a dark necktie poses on the steps to Nature's Own Health Foods at 501 West Olin Avenue. He is displayi...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: View from street of a man standing on the sidewalk in front of a grocery store at 300 West Lakeside Street. The overhead sign reads, "F.C. Caves, Meats and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the German Evangelical Church, which has a belfry, and a steeple with a weather vane and lightning rod. There are arched windows on t...


Emerald in Matrix

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A specimen of emerald in matrix from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum.

Date: 1909 

Description: View down tree-lined street with a bridge at the far end. There is a large house with a balcony and wrap-around porch on the other side of the road. A floc...

Date: 1919-10-25 

Description: Exterior of an International Harvester Company branch house building at 301 South Blount Street.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Date: 1960-04-27 

Description: A statue of P.T. Barnum was in front of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building to announce the coming of the "Barnum Sideshow of the 19th Century"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large...

Date: 1925 

Description: Interior of the library/study in the residence of Prof. Richard Ely, on Prospect Street. Prof. Ely, of the University of Wisconsin, was a noted economist.


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...

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