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Date: 1959-03-23 

Description: University of Wisconsin boxer Bill Sensiba lands a left hook on Idaho State's Cliff McFarland during their 156-pound match at the University of Wisconsin f...

Date: 1950-11-05 

Description: Second grade children of Lowell School engage in a class project of making butter as part of a dairy study. Neil Nygaard (right) pours off the buttermilk,...


Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a cecropoia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Date: 1951-11-06 

Description: Portrait of Madison music teacher Gertrude Kellman, seated at a piano. Kellman teaches at Emerson School.

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: Two hundred fifty delegates attend the state meeting of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxilliaries. Installation of new state officers was presided over by...


Madison Turnverein

Date: 1939-05-31 

Description: Madison Turnverein men and women performing in a circle formation at Turner Hall, 21 South Butler Street, viewed from the balcony.

Date: 1956-08-06 

Description: Madison's top baseball team this season is the Olde Tymers Club which won the Atlantic League, the top circuit of the municipal program.

Date: 1954-09-15 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler Jr. signs a document while four boys, probably newspaper carriers, look on.

Date: 1934-10-26 

Description: Governor Albert Schmedeman sitting in a wheelchair smoking a cigarette, following left leg amputation.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Andrew Proudfit house located at 113 West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1949-04-11 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen changes a wound dressing for patient Connie Taylor who is blind and recovering from a fall.


Traffic Accident

Date: 1934-10-12 

Description: Automobile and truck crash at the corner of Milton and West Washington Avenue in the Greenbush neighborhood. Houses in the 600 block of Milton Street are i...

Date: 1946-04-04 

Description: The parts department counter at Winnebago Auto Replacement Co., 103 North Park Street, which boasted it was the "Largest Automotive Parts and Equipment Hou...

Date: 1972-08-20 

Description: Details on the side of the Wisconsin State Capitol enhanced by night lighting.

Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Slavery Sermon Imprint

Date: 1861 

Description: Printed copy of a sermon, "The Duty of the Northern States in Relation to the Future of Slavery," delivered by Rev. William Henry Brisbane, minister of the...

Date: 1955-02-08 

Description: Scaffolding in the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room constructed for the replacement of the glass skylights and original light fixtures. On...

Date: 1959-11-02 

Description: Raymond H. Hansen, center, former president of the Madison chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM), receiving an individual award f...

Date: 1952-02-27 

Description: Group portrait of five Cub Scouts as they receive awards at Emerson School. At front is David Todd. First row, left to right: James Wahlber, Jerry Lomas, D...


Man in Suit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Robert Faust in front of a painted backdrop. He is standing with his right hand on a chair and is wearing a suit with the ja...

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