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Fairchild Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of the Fairchild Residence, home of Lucius Fairchild.


Countryside Sunset

Date: 1963-10-26 ca.

Description: An expansive, sunset skyline with a farmyard on the horizon.


Jacob Learn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up ferrotype/tintype portrait of Jacob Learn, a Private in the Wisconsin 29th infantry, Company K. He enlisted in August 1862 and died on August 19th...

Date: 1943-04-10 

Description: Truax Army Air Field Fire Station #1 with fire fighters and their trucks.


YMCA Camp Wakanda

Date: 1953-08-04 

Description: A scene from YMCA's day camp at Camp Wakanda, located on the shore of Lake Mendota. Left to right: John Kaiser, David Williamson, and Mark Foster, standin...

Date: 1951-10-05 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler Jr., (left) and James R. Law, state highway commission chairman, standing indoors with the Peshtigo cemetery marker. The marker w...

Date: 1960-06-03 

Description: Group portrait of the 1935 University of Wisconsin basketball team on the event of their 25th anniversary reunion. The 1935 Badgers, the first team coached...

Date: 1933-08-02 

Description: Melvina (Mrs. Samuel) Capron, 222 N. Bassett St., listens to a radio and reenacts the night in 1923 when she heard that President Warren G. Harding had di...


Family Portrait


Description: Family portrait of mother, father and 8 children (ca. 1900).

Date: 1949-04-13 

Description: Three West High School senior honor students sit outdoors. Left to right: Elaine Hawley, Lou Ann Jones and Douglas Koepcke.

Date: 1945-11-01 

Description: Madison attorneys Dorothy Baldwin and Emily Dodge, who organized what is believed to be the only all-woman law firm in Wisconsin.


Jarvis House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The Jarvis-Ward-Atwood octagonal house, 121 West Wilson Street, built for Mr. Jarvis from red brick made at a kiln, owned by W.A.P. Morris, at the turn of...

Date: 1954-03-30 

Description: Group portrait of members of the committee planning for the spring luncheon of the Madison Women's Municipal Bowling Club. Left to right, seated: Dorothy...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A car on Lakeland Avenue is buried in snow during a blizzard. A bumper sticker on the car reads: "Nature Bats Last." In the background a person is shovelin...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1930 

Description: Southeast side entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Kennedy Milk Wagon

Date: 1934-03-14 

Description: Horse-drawn Kennedy Mansfield milk wagon at 2126 Vilas Avenue on the corner of Vilas and Edgewood. Signage on side of wagon advertises "irradiated Vitamin...

Date: 1893 

Description: Pharmacy supplies are displayed in shelves in an office at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane, lit by gas lamps hanging above the desk. (Mendota M...

Date: 1953-07-26 

Description: Four Lakes Yacht Club member Clair Puttkamer is shown with his boat on a hoist operated by the Four Lakes Yacht Club on the Yahara river. The hoist facili...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Aerial photograph of the Glenway Park area on Madison west side, looking south across Glenway Street and the Illinois Central Railroad. Glen Drive is on th...

Date: 1961-04-07 

Description: Group portrait of queen Ann Topp and her court. Shown left to right are: Ann Topp, Catherine Straub, Ginny Buechner, Patricia Sweeney, and Jean Goggin. Th...

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