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Description: Buildings located in the first block of East Main Street. Businesses in the image include Gleason Hardware and the Madison Institute. Two men on horseback...
Description: Poster announcing M.F.A. art exhibition for David G. Thompson. Held May 21-28, 1971, at the Wisconsin Center Concourse Gallery in Madison. Features various...
Description: Kober's Root Beer and Ice Cream Bar, 2237 Sherman Avenue, with menu displayed on exterior and Coca-Cola, Borden's Ice Cream and Hires Root Beer signs.
Description: A man dressed in bib overalls poses with a Gardner Baking Company delivery truck. It is parked in front of Plaenert's Grocery. Over the hood in the distanc...
Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with images of children on an Easter egg hunt in Columbus Park and crossing the street on their return, a...
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the south between the Chemistry Building and Lake Mendota.
Description: Children on bikes in Madison's Crestwood neighborhood July 4th parade. In the center is Peter W. Faber (1959-2007) wearing a Mexican cowboy costume, origi...
Description: Cars line up at Pennco filling station at the corner of State and Gorham Streets to get free oil changes offered during a winter cold snap.
Description: Edgewater Hotel manager, Austin Falkner, watches Dr. Donald Bowle register as the first guest at the hotel. Dr. Bowle is professor of the department of ana...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The first Madison home of Richard Lloyd Jones, 941 Harvey Terrace (now called Rutledge Court), on the north shore of Lake Monona.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man and boy stand on a landing in front of two boats with water and a far shoreline in the background. They are holding up their catch of fish.
Description: State Street view looking toward the University of Wisconsin, with the 200 block in the foreground. The marquee for the Capitol Theatre reads "'Jealousy',...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking east from shoreline of Lake Monona towards Monona shoreline. There is a road, railroad tracks, and a rocky beach area with parked au...
Description: Elevated view of the Yahara River lock.
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: Two Madison sisters board a train to travel to out-of-state colleges. Mary Clare Koltes, left, is transfering from the University of Wisconsin to Rollins C...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with the Wisconsin State Historical Library, old Y.M.C.A., and Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). The b...
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Wisconsin Central Airline's flight simulator which was designed to teach the airline's pilots how to fly with instruments.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the central traffic loop and Johnson Street expressway.
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