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Date: 1971-02 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a concert by the band "Tongue" at the Loraine Hotel Ballroom in Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1985 

Description: Park Street at the State Street intersection during the filming of Back To School. The pedestrian overpass bears a sign for the fictional Grand Lake...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Aerial view over University Avenue of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, including University farm in the upper middle. The shoreline of Lake Mend...


Yellow Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-31 

Description: A Ford V-8 Yellow Cab Co. taxicab on East Washington Avenue. In the background are (left to right) St. Patrick's school, 630 East Washington Avenue; reside...

Date: 1936-04-30 

Description: Three men loading seed sacks into Green & Company Ford semi-trailer truck at Olds Seed Co. loading dock, 722 Williamson Street. Sign on truck reads "Green...


Description: Children and adults visiting the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This is one of many images taken by Harold Hone to illustrate "Wisconsin: A Guide to th...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: A stream of water shoots into the front entrance of the burning, smoking Hotel Washington. The crumpled hotel sign still hangs on the balcony.

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: Two racers speed away from the starting ramp at the Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue starting at the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1914 

Description: Boilermakers and their helpers pose on and around a horse-drawn wagon that bears a sign that reads "Boiler-makers and Helpers", perhaps for a parade. Man o...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Geoff Cook, wearing suit jacket, and other unidentified individuals, sit on library mall playing guitars.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Howard Morey (left) was associated with most of the airports in Madison. Prior to World War II he managed Madison Municipal Airport and when the military t...

Date: 1918-07-13 

Description: View of the excavation of two graves located on University Hill (now Bascom Hill). Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) can be seen in the background.

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Five clerics, (including Rt. Rev. Msgr. Bernard G. Traudt, Milwaukee, Rev. A.G. Schaeffer, of St. James Church and Rev. William Eggers), filing into St. Be...

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior of the house at 702 Walton Place built by Willard Droster.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 45

Date:  date unknown

Description: The house was smaller than its legendary fill of righteousness
The author knelt before the scratched and wintered argument
to learn that Grace, in an...

Date: 1948-05-24 

Description: A police ambulance, speeding a 3-year old, David King, seriously injured accident victim to a hospital, crashed into a Padgham Painting Co. truck, driven b...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: East side view of the Engineering Building, located on Bascom Hill, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1930 

Description: View down middle of road of car driving across a bridge over Sugar River. Another car is parked by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company.

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