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Ozark Air Line Desk

Date: 1959-06-01 

Description: Station manager for Ozark Air Lines Stanley Cobane serves a customer at the desk for the third airline to provide service at the Madison airport.

Date: 1961-02-25 

Description: Madison Explorer Scouts climb aboard an Air Force truck for a weekend of emergency duty training near Devils Lake. The staged search for Truax Field airmen...


T.C. Richmond House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards the T.C. Richmond House, which was located on the south side of Lakeside Street, between 505 and 605 W. Lakeside Street. The house...


Boys on a Boathouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Lake Mendota of five boys sitting on the railing of a boathouse at 216 Langdon Street, the home of Lucien S. Hanks family. From left to right are...

Date: 1959-05-06 

Description: Exterior view of Ripp's DX service station, 2101 North Sherman Avenue in Madison. To the right of the station is a house at 1710 Winchester.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: The Beavers Insurance Building at the corner of Monona Avenue (currently Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard) and Doty Street. It was built in 1921-1922 and...

Date: 1933-07-01 

Description: A Northwest Airways crew delivers a bag of airmail to Madison postmaster W.A. Devine. With him, posed in front of the Ford TriMotor, are pilots Elmer Wahl...


Learning to Drive

Date: 1954-07-01 before

Description: Mary Emmerich learns to release and lift an auto's hood under the direction of West High basketball coach and driving instructor, Don Page.

Date: 1961-03 

Description: Exterior view from street of the Comstock Inc. Tires building at 102 North Park Street. The business sells Firestone tires.


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...


Early Morning

Date: 1973-06 

Description: Buildings and parking lot at Webster and North Hamilton Streets, early morning.


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

Date: 1960-07-28 

Description: Promoters of understanding between neighboring countries and of labor problems within countries are shown conversing. Charles Maquire (center), is team man...

Date: 1954-10-13 

Description: View of the Capitol building from the intersection of West Doty Street and the 100 block of South Carroll Street. Cars are parked on West Doty Street and...

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...


Description: Front cover and center spread of the Simon House Restaurant dinner menu, with a profile illustration of a carriage, decorative flourishes around the name o...

Date: 1961-03-06 

Description: The Madison Quarter Midget Auto Racing Club plans its 1961 racing season. Officers of the club, left to right, are Marlyn Gallagher, secretary-treasurer; D...


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".


Truax Field

Date: 1948 after

Description: Workmen overhauling the engine of a Wisconsin Central airplane in the airline hangar at Truax Field. Formerly known as Madison Municipal Airport, the field...

Date: 1960-08 

Description: Elmer Markin, veteran Greyhound Bus driver, completes his last trip in his 35-year career. Markin helps a passenger exit from the bus at the Madison Union...

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