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Railroad Crossing

Date: 1955 

Description: Milwaukee Road and Chicago & Northwestern Railway crossing on Monona Bay, the site of the old MX tower.

Date: 1954-02-15 

Description: As part of Co-ed's Week, an event designed to combine features of special interest to college women, three UW dance majors perform an interpretive dance ca...

Date: 1962 

Description: The G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Memorial Hall, on the top floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1930-11-05 

Description: A new J.B. Drives Fuel Company dump truck made by Diamond T waits for a load at 303 S. Patterson Street.

Date: 1950-01-04 

Description: Two couples square dance as part of the YWCA Winter Activities program. Dancers are left to right: Julia Way, 209 Corry Street; Paul Laube, Durand, Illino...

Date: 1974-10-13 

Description: Cross detail on the exterior of Fitch-Lawrence Funeral Home at 626 University Avenue.

Date: 1950-12-05 

Description: Second grade children of Lowell School engage in a class project of making butter as part of a dairy study. Billy Husebo is eating a cracker spread with b...

Date: 1950-05-05 

Description: A gavel inscribed with his name was presented to Harrison L. Garner Thursday afternoon by the board of directors of the Bank of Madison. The presentation...


Description: Elevated view of the Lake Monona shoreline and downtown Madison taken from the Farwell Octagon House (Harvey Hospital/Soldier's Orphans Home).


Description: Lewis Arms sits on a bicycle in front of Jim White's Grocery in the Greenbush neighborhood. With him is Eldrie Berry, daughter of John and Pearl Berry, and...

Date: 1961-02-17 

Description: State Representative Henry C. Schadeberg of Burlington checks the text of his speech with two of his hosts before making his Lincoln Day address to the Dan...

Date: 1934-09-21 

Description: Interior of Harper Battery Service, located at 124 West Main Street. There is a man standing with his foot on the running board of an automobile, holding a...


Description: South Wisconsin Avenue and West Main Street. Lake Monona is in the background and the Lucius Fairchild and David Atwood houses are at the upper left. The r...

Date: 1948-10-07 

Description: People involved in the Earl Warren United States vice-presidential campaign standing in front of the campaign train shortly after its arrival at the railro...


Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.


Marine Recruits

Date: 1950-09-05 

Description: Three Marine reservists check over reading materials for their trip to the West Coast for active duty. They are: Pfc. D. K. Cartter, 1817 Kendall Avenue,Co...

Date: 1933-05-09 

Description: Furnaces in the boiler room at Dane County Asylum.


Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Date: 1958-05-17 

Description: Almost 200 girls from 20 Wisconsin high schools took part in a strenuous day of recreation planned by the Women's Physical Education Club at Lathrop Hall a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl feeds a flock of chickens outside the Leslie Bird house. Several other residences are visible in the background.

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