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Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Date: 1948-08-04 

Description: Clown on a motorscooter with a man in a suit at the Knights of Columbus - Zor Shrine Softball Show at Breese Stevens Field.

Date: 1947-02-24 

Description: Madison Police Officers (left to right): John Sweeney; Ervin Grahn; and George Cross; pictured at the Madison Police Station garage in front of a bank robb...

Date: 1958-03-05 

Description: The West Branch of First National Bank Building at the corner of University Avenue and Park Street, with Rennebohm Drug Store #7 located on the bank's firs...


Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

Date: 1929 

Description: This map includes a street index. The map is oriented with the north toward the upper right. Includes handwritten annotations of the 1935 bus routes.

Date: 1936-03-19 

Description: Leon J. Waters stands in front of his used car lot at 746 E. Washington Avenue where he offered small down payments, easy terms, and good will. A small Tr...

Date: 1903 

Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...


Park Street

Date: 1934 

Description: Park Street looking north toward the University of Wisconsin campus.


Air Show at Truax

Date: 1959-05-16 

Description: A crowd waiting to get a glimpse inside a military jet on display at an air show at Truax Field. The air show was part of the Armed Forces Day celebration...

Date: 1942 

Description: International Harvester dealer H.J. Nigles of Madison and Verona, Wisconsin, hands a signed pledge of cooperation in a scrap drive campaign to W.R. Ploetz...


Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1952-07-22 

Description: A school bus driver and three campers stand next to the bus which transports campers to and from the Brownie Day Camp at Hoyt Park. Left to right: Susan A...

Date: 1948-10-14 

Description: President Harry Truman, Governor Oscar Rennebohm, and Senator Carl Thompson of Stoughton riding in the back of an open car during a Presidential visit to M...


Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Music Company of Madison, Wisconsin, with two elevated views of the Cable Company's Chicago and St. Charles piano and organ fac...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Friends of Lewis Arms enjoy beer at a party at Brittingham Park. Seated on the ground from left to right are: Elinora (mother of Lewis Arms, Jr.), Hattie,...


Flooded Park Street

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Flooded South Park Street underpass, with car stalled in three feet of water. A train is on the railroad bridge above. A young boy and girl wearing bathing...


John Cain, Jr.

Date: 1947-02-21 

Description: Informal portrait of John Cain, Jr.

Date:  date unknown

Description: C.W. Jarvis' horse-drawn delivery wagon loaded with crates in front of 201 North Carroll Street, the location of the old Madison Public Library. He is sitt...

Date: 1946-09-07 

Description: Winnebago Auto Parts Replacement Parts Company, 103 North Park Street. Four mechanics are in the shop in front of repair equipment.


The Strand Theater

Date: 1927-08-11 

Description: Elevated view of the Strand Theater located at 16 East Mifflin Street near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue. The marquee reads "Babe Ruth and Anna Q. Nilsson...

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