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Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Benjamin Butts as part of a composite portrait of Officers, Clerks and Employees of the Wisconsin Assembly. He worked as a washroom attendant.

Map or Atlas

The Sun Map of Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three maps that show local streets, roads, railroads, parks, country clubs, the University of Wisconsin, Shorewood Hills, Maple Bluff, Monona, Truax Field,...

Photograph

Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A badger on display at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911.

Photograph

Business Section

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View across commercial street looking south. Parked at the curb are cars, and driving along the street is a bearded man with a horse and buggy. The shops a...

Date: 1949-08-07 

Description: Group image of the 41 boys and girls who were winners of the individual events in the annual Madison swim meet held at B. B. Clark Beach.

Date: 2008 

Description: Built by Clayton "Clayt" Parman in 1941, the service station at 3502 Monroe Street looks almost identical to when it opened more than sixty-five years ago.

Photograph

Madison Panorama

Date:  

Description: Panoramic view of the Madison skyline featuring the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1931-02-25 

Description: Log Cabin Bratwurst restaurant, 529 1/2 State Street.

Date: 1957-01-19 

Description: A committee plans the March of Dimes Bowling Sweepstakes. Seated at left is Chairman Dick Whalen. Standing front row left to right: Wayne Sweeney, Jim Wied...

Date: 1949-10-13 

Description: Group portrait of the twenty three members of the Governor's Commission on Human Rights standing on the steps of the Capitol Building. First row, left to...

Date: 1947-10-03 

Description: Two school children, a boy and a girl, drinking milk from bottles in their classroom with an American Dairy Association poster in the background. Taken for...

Date: 1957-12-13 

Description: Three men examine an electric organ placed upon a wheeled platform. The caption states, a new portable chord organ for patients at Mendota State Hospital a...

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Ruth B. Glassow, a professor of physical education for women at the University of Wisconsin, stacks wood in the outdoor fireplace that she built by herself...

Date: 1948-02-25 

Description: Mrs. Joseph (Betty Pruett) Farrington, former police reporter, recalls work days with Russell B. Pyre, current reporter. She was a police reporter from 191...

Date: 1945-08-13 

Description: Elizabeth Johnson and Hobart Johnson. Elizabeth will be attending the Potter School in Tucson, Arizona. Hobart will return to the Middlesex School in Con...

Photograph

Boy Scout Troop 5

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Group portrait of Boy Scout Troop 5, with Scoutmaster J.J. Feeney and Assistant Scoutmaster Bill Lavin. Photograph was taken in front of their new clubhous...

Date: 1947-08-01 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm signing a bill with Voyta J. Wrabetz, Commissioner of the Industrial Commission, and others looking on.

Date: 1948 

Description: This 1948 map shows contour and spot depths in Lake Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The shore outline is based on a 1940 aerial photograph.

Date: 1929-09-17 

Description: The Capitol theatre tower and marquee (209 State) with Kessenich's (201 State), Fred W. Kruse Co (205 State), Peoples Clothing Company (213 State) and Farn...

Date: 1949-03-11 

Description: Action shot of the La Crosse Logan-Kimberly game at the state high school basketball tournament in the University of Wisconsin fieldhouse.

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