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Date: 1954-12-29 

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: 1873 

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: 1953-05-16 

Description: Slightly elevated view taken from the Capitol Square looking down State Street. There is an unidentified marching group is coming up the middle of the stre...

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: "Johnny" Zeier, manager and coach of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Madison's Boys Baseball program. Zeier was a Softball Hall of Fame pitcher.

Date: 1960-02-25 

Description: Harold Keller holds a Fotoscope which indicates when engine oil needs changing.


Abandoned Barracks

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Abandoned enlisted men's barracks at Truax Field.

Date: 1954-12-23 

Description: Aerial view of the intersection of the West Beltline Highway and Verona Road (Highways 18-151). Photo includes Vikingtown Motel, town of Madison hall, Ball...

Date: 1960-04-17 

Description: George Byrne, center, a Wisconsin State Journal carrier in Brooklyn, arrives at the airport after a twelve day trip to New York, Paris, and London. He won...


Ozark Air Line Desk

Date: 1959-06-01 

Description: Station manager for Ozark Air Lines Stanley Cobane serves a customer at the desk for the third airline to provide service at the Madison airport.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the isthmus from campus, looking east. The location of the photographer is unknown, but a railing is in the foreground. The larg...

Date: 1960-08 

Description: Elmer Markin, veteran Greyhound Bus driver, completes his last trip in his 35-year career. Markin helps a passenger exit from the bus at the Madison Union...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Date: 1959-04-04 

Description: U.W. sailors jump gun. These members of the University of Wisconsin Hoofers Club got tired of looking at ice-locked Lake Mendota and hauled their boats to...

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large...


Captain Paterson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Captain Paterson is seated in front of his boathouse on the 600 block of East Gorham Street. He is holding a small boat on his lap.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Westgate Shopping Center under construction.


Beach Scene

Date: 1953-06-16 before

Description: View of a crowd of people, mostly in swimsuits, at what might be Vilas Beach on Lake Wingra. There is a concession stand in a building in the background. A...

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