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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior of a post office on the corner of 2nd and Madison.
Date: date unknown
Description: An illustrated map detailing "Things to see . . . Places to Go in Madison."
Description: Group photograph of the Harvester Club Minstrels at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Description: Exterior view of the Gasoline Alley Garage. Presumably the inspiration for Frank O. King's cartoon Gasoline Alley.
Description: View of oceanside residences along a town's main street.
Description: View down hill of Machine Shop, Electrical Laboratory and Industrial Arts Laboratory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: A view of the side and facade of an unidentified structure. Awnings decorate various windows. A large sign on the corner of the building bears its name: "H...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...
Description: Poem and drawing of the Walker Castle, entitled "The Deserted Castle."
done by Isabella Dengel, b.1879-d.1901
Date: 1960-07 ca.
Description: A table stands next to a large desk. The rest of the room is filled by rows of benches. This image comes from the collection of Dorothy Zellner, who was a...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Elevated view of 900 block South Park Street, with Lake Monona and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. The two-story white building in the fore...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...
Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...
Date: 1915 after
Description: People sit along the edge of the boardwalk as others walk by. Buildings stand to the left and what appears to be a lifeguard tower stands to the right, lo...
Description: Buffalo Street construction, showing heating pipes being installed under the cut pavement. A boy is bent over in near a pile of dirt in the background look...
Description: A large factory washroom is equipped with a double row of sinks, and along a wall, four showers at International Harvester's Osborne Works (later known as...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: A colorfully painted and decorated International truck on a road in front of the arched entrance to a mountain tunnel in Afghanistan. Men stand near the tr...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," New Glarus, Wisconsin. Home of Edwin Barlow, now city museum. Two women standing in front of house.
Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.
Description: Small clapboard one-room schoolhouse with chimney.
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