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Date: 1959-10-30 

Description: Frank E. Nordeen, a state engineering employee, points to the main electric switchboard in the State Capitol building basement while standing next to an el...

Date: 1959-02-12 

Description: A cornerstone was laid for the new Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Raymond Road and Whitney Way. Setting the stone in place is Stanley Bokelmann, 337 Orchar...


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: 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...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: A man dressed in bib overalls poses with a Gardner Baking Company delivery truck. It is parked in front of Plaenert's Grocery. Over the hood in the distanc...

Date: 1953-05-23 

Description: Madison West High school senior Tom Schulz is shown releasing the shot put on his record breaking toss of 56 feet 1 1/2 inches at the state high school tra...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a stone wall at Saint Raphael's School. David O'Dea is seated cross-legged on the ground, 3rd from the right. He is poss...

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: 1958-12-17 

Description: A 35-foot tall Christmas tree heavily draped with tinsel stands in the rotunda of the Capitol Building.

Date: 1961-06-06 

Description: Men hold shovels during the groundbreaking ceremony held for the new UW mathematics building. It will be located between Bascom Hall and Sterling Hall and...

Date: 1904 

Description: The remains of a second floor corridor in the North Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol after the fire of February 27-28, 1904. This photograph docum...

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: 1908-06-08 

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Shows vicinity of Washburn Observatory and University Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Relief shown by contours and spot...

Date: 1959-08-29 

Description: A group gathers for the ground breaking ceremonies for the St. Thomas Aquinas parish auditorium. Rev. Arnold Lehman, pastor, shown with shovel; sacristan M...

Date: 1857 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: View across lawn towards a large shelter at Bernard's Park filled with people. Other people relax at picnic tables in under trees in the foreground.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.

Date: 1958-12-12 

Description: Madison's Community Christmas tree, thirty feet tall, stands at the main entrance to the City-County building.

Date: 1961-07-03 

Description: Angus B. Rothwell, right, is sworn into office as the new Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction by Supreme Court Justice George Currie at th...

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...

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