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View of Sawmill

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Semi-panoramic view of a river town showing extensive sawmill operations.

Date: 1959-06-09 

Description: The Toastmistress Club celebrates its first year in Madison with a combination guest night and initiation of officers at the Cuba Club Supper Club. Shown g...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 and their wives took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game in Milwaukee. Mayor Ivan Nestigen a...

Date: 1954-08-28 

Description: Trauba-Rollinger wedding, as seen through the glass doors at Saint Mary's Catholic Church.


Pope John Paul II

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David Obey meets Pope John Paul II. Obey stands at the microphone while Pope John Paul II is seated on his throne.

Date: 1960-11-15 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Franz Hofbauer (left) of Cross Plains, originally from Germany, and Sister Pirmina of Watertown, from Austria, chat at a coffee hour for new U...


Building Demolition

Date: 1994-09 

Description: Crowd looks on as crew demolishes building across street.


Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of Fitzgerald's Modern Rooms, which is a private home with rooms for tourists, with a screened-in porch, and a balcony. Two children are stan...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the landing chassis plate and wheel for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).


"Rustic Keyboard"

Date: 1958-09 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a boy in a baseball cap peeking over a fence. There are several sets of hands curling over the top of the fence on either side of...

Date: 1902 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Henry Scholz draped in a black cloth, surrounded by floral arrangements for her funeral. The portrait and arrangements are propped up agai...

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Elevated view from building of informal Armistice Day street parade at an intersection of the downtown area. They are celebrating the conclusion of the fir...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Dr. Lapham at the Age of 38 Years

Date:  date unknown

Description: Newspaper photograph of a daguerreotype portrait of Increase Lapham taken in 1849.

Date: 1955-01-15 

Description: Parnell Bach, West High School teacher and art instructor, helps Jon Buschke hang a painting for the Youthful Madison Artists' Exhibit at Grace Episcopal C...


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified girl posing standing with her hands on the back of an upholstered chair. She is wearing a...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1891 

Description: Front cover of catalog for mowers, reapers and self-binding harvesting machinery. Features a color illustration of a portrait of a man with a beard wearing...

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...

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