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Date: 1961-12-26 

Description: Jailer Ralph Chesemore examines the control room buttons that were pushed to unlock a series of doors leading to the Dane County Jail lobby in an unsuccess...


Vilas Zoo Ducks

Date: 1948-12-20 

Description: White Peking ducks from China, South American Muscovy ducks, and the wild mallards at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo) in Madison.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sculpture "Forward," created by Jean Pond Miner, as exhibited on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of church and town.

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Frederic March as a young man in a coat and hat, outdoors shoveling snow.

Date: 1947-03-11 

Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team who won the Western Conference Championship. Left to right: Forwards Bobby Cook and Ex...

Date: 1961-03-22 

Description: Mrs. Darwin (Marybelle) Waters of 3302 Nottingham Way won the "most original" prize for her hat decorated with crisp new dollar bills at the annual Mad Hat...

Date: 1957-07-11 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen; Head Librarian Helen Farr; and Library Board Member A. Kermit Frater stand outside Madison Public Library's new bookmobile. An uniden...

Date: 1950-01-19 

Description: Group portrait of the principal participants in a mortgage burning ceremony at First Congregational Church, 1609 University Avenue. The congregation is ce...


Bathing Beauties

Date: 1932-06-17 

Description: Three Fanchon & Marco showgirls model bathing suits at Heller's, 205 State Street.


Wisconsin Football

Date:  date unknown

Description: University of Wisconsin football game at Camp Randall Stadium. Score etched on photograph indicates that Wisconsin wins against Chicago 10 points to zero.

Date: 1959-08-06 

Description: Portrait of Gerard (Skip) Ritter, #80 on the Middleton High School football team. One of 47 images of individual members of the Middleton High School footb...

Date: 1949-02-01 

Description: Marshall Straus, (right) being presented with a brand new Kaiser automobile that he received as part of his $13,500 worth of prizes he won from the "Stop T...

Date: 1971-09 

Description: Poster for an exhibition featuring Paolo Soleri, a visual artist interested in "arcology" (an intersection of archaeology and ecology), at the Madison Art...


Railroad Station

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station with several figures standing on and around the platform.

Date: 1960 

Description: Four different exterior views of the White Front Grocery at 610-612 Mound Street, in the Greenbush neighborhood.

Date: 1931-07-13 

Description: Children with Fred Winkelmann around the John L. Bourke drinking fountain, designed by Fred Winkelmann, Director of the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). T...

Date: 1955-01-13 

Description: Exterior of Bernie's Grocery store located at 334 West Lakeside Street, and a portion of the South Side Bank. The store was operated by Bernard J. Holtman...

Date: 1964-05-30 ca.

Description: Landscape view from field of a rolling countryside. A small cheese factory resides on a slope, with a tree, a windmill, two cars and a tractor near an outb...

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