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Description: Work on the new Tenney Park lock and dam is progressing on schedule. A temporary spillway (not shown in the photo) has been built to divert the Yahara Riv...
Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...
Description: This map show an arboretum and wild life refuge in Madison, Wisconsin. The map shows color coded parcels "F" through "K" with acreages, as well as area aro...
Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...
Date: date unknown
Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...
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...
Description: Winter scene with pedestrians standing on the sidewalk near a downtown street waiting for bus transportation in a snowstorm. Probably at Capitol Square.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...
Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.
Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen is shown with five of thirteen city employees honored for service to Madison at a Christmas party at Welch's Embers restaurant. Six wh...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: This map of Madison is also a brochure of activities for vacationers in the area. The map includes indexes and some points of interest are shown pictoriall...
Description: Florance Trask poses standing in a sand pit located near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. Another woman, Grace, can be seen digging...
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...
Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.
Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. North Hall is in the foreground with several residences and...
Description: The map reads: "Feb. 3, 1908." Oriented with north to the lower left. Lake Monona, Monona Bay, and Brittingham Park are labelled.
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Even the statue of Abraham Lincoln on the University of Wisconsin campus seemed more somber 11/25 than...
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.
Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.
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...
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