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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...
Description: A crowd of onlookers stands in front of a house at 2120 Waunona Way that was engulfed in fire. The incident was caused by a lightning strike of adjacent tr...
Description: View across Observatory Drive of east facade of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: This map is ink on printed paper reading: "standard profile plate." "Surveyed Oct. 15, platted Dec. 15, 1903 ; surveyed May 9, platted Dec. 9."
Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.
Date: 1907-08 ca.
Description: The dismantling of the dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol began with the removal of the 32-foot flagpole. The eagle at the top of the pole was an 1...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Westgate Shopping Center under construction.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of Vieth's Park subdivision on the north shore of Lake Mendota.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of people identified as "settlers" (lot buyers) to the Nakoma development. Many of the people are wearing or holding a long-stemmed...
Description: Elevated view looking west towards Washburn Observatory and the surrounding area in the distance. Two windmills are behind the observatory, and Lake Mendot...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A Texaco Super Service filling station owned by H.F. Bartsch on the corner of Park and Midland Streets. A home is on the opposite side of Midland Street. T...
Description: Light delivery truck of Skuldt & Ayen, grocers, in front of a small apartment building.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The fourth Wisconsin State Capitol on the left, with the North Wing of the old Capitol still standing at right. The North Wing was not damaged by the fire...
Description: View along shoreline of University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings across Lake Mendota from Carroll Street. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red), a boathouse, an...
Description: View from street of Saul Kasdin posing in front of Kasdin's Fancy Groceries & Meats, a store at 402 West Lakeside Street. Merchandise and prices are displa...
Description: A detail of a Madison Sanborn map showing Mendota Court.
Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, showing steel work of North Wing under construction. Crowds of people are gathered on the lawn for t...
Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the area, numbered blocks and lots, local streets, roads, parks, Nakoma Country Club golf course, and landscaping. The map is ori...
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