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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...


Mrs. Rena Gigous

Date: 1953-04-26 

Description: Mrs. Rena Gigous made 200 cancer dressings in January. The dressings are displayed at Baron's and Yost Kessnichs department stores.

Date: 1961-05-08 

Description: Bowling officials and bowlers gather at the "Champion of Champions" annual bowling tournament at the Plaza Alleys in Madison. Shown seated (left to right...

Date: 1971-04 ca.

Description: Poster featuring a skeleton on horseback, carrying a banner that reads, "Apocalypse". A skyline of Madison appears beneath, on fire, with the phrase "Heral...

Date: 1972-04 

Description: Poster proclaiming that "Mayday is J-Day," and announcing a marijuana smoke-out at Brittingham Park in Madison. Includes a picture of a winged green block...

Date: 1951-11 ca.

Description: Scale model of a McCormick push-type corn binder.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, lakeshore dormitories, Adams Hall and Tripp Hall, also known as Van Hise Dormitories. Buildings include...

Date: 1952-05-09 

Description: Young republicans for Eisenhower meet officers of the Madison headquarters of Wisconsin Citizens for Eisenhower Committee at the Loraine Hotel. L. to R: J...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol, including the "Wisconsin" statue on top of the dome.

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Members of the Eagles' auxiliary make dressings for cancer patients while seated around a table at the Woman's Building. Around the table from the left are...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A detail from a larger lithograph depicting the entire city of Madison. This detail illustrates the University of Wisconsin campus buildings circa 1885.

Date: 1959-12-04 

Description: Acting Postmaster for Madison, John F. Whitmore (right), receives a certificate of appointment from Adolph Knudson (left), postal department field services...

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Participants in a large-scale hearing clinic held at Washington School in Madison and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin departments of speech and ed...

Date: 1958-01-17 

Description: Shown left to right, are Barney Gill, James Geisler, chairman of "Roundy's Fun Fund" committee, Dagney Wang, recording secretary, and Joseph R. "Roundy" Co...


Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...


Rose Lynch

Date: 1944-05-27 

Description: Portrait of Rose Lynch, 21 North Butler Street, senior at Central High School, full time waitress at the Spanish Cafe, and student airplane pilot at Royal...

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