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Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the north from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1960 

Description: New residential construction on the outer southwest edge of Madison.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...


Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the upper right and shows a plat of the area, numbered blocks, lots, and wards, land ownership by name, local street...

Date: 1961-07-03 

Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...


T.C. Richmond House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards the T.C. Richmond House, which was located on the south side of Lakeside Street, between 505 and 605 W. Lakeside Street. The house...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view looking west towards Washburn Observatory and the surrounding area in the distance. Two windmills are behind the observatory, and Lake Mendot...


Science Hall

Date: 1929 

Description: View across Observatory Drive of east facade of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1925 

Description: This map shows the public schools and their school districts. The bottom of the map reads:" Old buildings and sites in red. New buildings and sites in blac...

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking over Camp Randall to the University of Wisconsin campus taken from a home at 216 Campbell Street. Seen are Hiram Smith Hall, Dean Hen...


Nakoma Bus

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Side view of right side of an International bus marked "Nakoma" parked in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The bus has an enclosed cab and the passeng...

Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album binding on the lef...


Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

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