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Madison Home

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Front corner detail, showing stone and ironwork of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street, known as the Pierce house and the Garnhardt house.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: This map shows numbered wards and plots, labelled streets, and parks in green.

Date: 1954 

Description: View of the corner of Carroll and West Main Streets downtown. The Park Hotel occupies the large building. The Prescription Pharmacy, the Park Hotel Barber...

Date: 1917 before

Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...

Map or Atlas

Madison Wisconsin

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows the western side of Madison, from Nakoma to the capitol. The map is oriented with north to upper right and the scale is indicated by quarter...

Date: 1954-12-29 

Description: Winter scene with pedestrians standing on the sidewalk near a downtown street waiting for bus transportation in a snowstorm. Probably at Capitol Square.

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: Slightly elevated view taken from the Capitol Square looking down State Street. There is an unidentified marching group is coming up the middle of the stre...

Date: 1920 

Description: This map show an arboretum and wild life refuge in Madison, Wisconsin. The map shows color coded parcels "F" through "K" with acreages, as well as area aro...


Abandoned Barracks

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Abandoned enlisted men's barracks at Truax Field.


Nighthawk Nest

Date: 1960-06-18 

Description: A mother nighthawk nests with her two hawk babies on the roof of an apartment building at 2610 Monroe Street. Neighborhood children spend hours watching th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the isthmus from campus, looking east. The location of the photographer is unknown, but a railing is in the foreground. The larg...

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1960-01-04 

Description: Mrs. Wilbur Schoephorster shows her oil painting, "Hunter's Cabin," which was awarded one of 38 top state honors in last year's Rural Arts and Crafts Show....

Date: 1960-11-07 

Description: Service league members of Christ Presbyterian Church prepare their "Home for the Holidays" tour, boutique, and bake sale. Many of the items to be shown in...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: This map shows the Forest Hill Cemetery and is oriented with the north to the lower left. The map shows buildings and section numbers but does not include...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the University of Wisconsin's Pharmaceutical Garden, at University Farms, College Hills.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Date: 1960-02-23 

Description: Once a year, members of the Shorewood Hills village board and members of the Blackhawk Country Club board of directors get together for a social evening to...

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