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Date:  date unknown

Description: Billie Sidell strikes an elegant pose, dressed in a beaded costume and feathered headdress.

Date: 1948-01-19 

Description: Hearing at the Dane County Court House attended by city officials and fuel dealers concerning temporary fuel oil shortages. Pictured clockwise around the t...


Delta Gamma Models

Date: 1954-03-13 

Description: Three Delta Gamma sorority members model formal long dresses in preparation for the alumnae group's annual bridge party and style show. From left, they are...

Date: 1928-07-02 

Description: View from the roof looking northwest toward Beavers Insurance Building, the Wisconsin State Capitol and First National Bank.


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: K.P. Buchholtz serves his four children hamburgers cooked on an outdoor grill. They are, from left, Kay, 9; Emily, 7; Paula, 4; and Louis, 3.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute), a large stone building five stories high with a porthole windo...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Pile of oak logs used in barrel making at the Hess Cooperage. Also seen are stacks of heads and staves curing in the open air.


Bird Nest

Date: 2014-04 

Description: View looking up at last year's bird nest in the bare branches of a tree near a brick building.

Date: 1958-04-15 

Description: Pastel flowers in antique silver and glass containers are prepared for a floral tea for all of the garden clubs in the Madison district, hosted by the West...

Date: 1935-09-04 

Description: Edward J. Young Picnic Point house in flames.

Date: 1954-06-19 

Description: Members of the class of 1904 (Half Century Club) present a check to the Wisconsin Alumni Association during their reunion meeting at the Memorial Union. Fr...


Memorial Day

Date: 1961-05-30 

Description: Pamela Mash (3 1/2 years old) is shown holding her ears as she stands next to her mother who is playing trombone with the VFW band. The concert was part of...

Date: 1952-03-14 

Description: J. Edward O'Connell, an assistant cashier at First National Bank, with some green carnations. He traditionally hands out green carnations to one hundred fi...


Jimmy Hanson

Date: 1944-05-12 

Description: Portrait of Boatswain mate first class Jimmy Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Hanson, 1215 Buckeye Road. The article in which the photograph appears, details...

Date: 1932-03-31 

Description: Royal Typewriters on display in the window at Brewington Typewriter Company, 533 State Street. The name was later changed to Stemp Typewriter Company.

Date: 1948-07-18 

Description: Two pilots with a guest posed in front of a Wisconsin Central airliner.

Date: 1975 

Description: Aerial view of the Capitol Square.

Date: 1959-11-24 

Description: Boston "Pops" orchestra conductor Arthur Fiedler speaks with Elizabeth Monschein of WHA and Cliff Roberts of WIBA. Fiedler was in Madison to speak to repre...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Employees of Hess Cooperage quarter log sections for barrel-making. The man standing in the middle of the image is Joe Hess.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Andrew Gallup's commission in the 6th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. A certificate printed in black ink with a red seal of Wisconsin attached, ha...

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