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Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Sally Blair Fairchild, the wife of Jairus Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, and the mother of Lucius, Cassius, Charles Fairchild, and Sarah Fairchild...

Date: 1992-11-12 

Description: "Mayville Cardinals compete with Baldwin-Woodville at Camp Randall."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.


Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1948-02-03 

Description: Booth at the American Dairy Association Exposition held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Livestock Pavilion during Farm and Home Week. Pictured next...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Group of three people standing outside on a sidewalk in front of a stone dwelling with a porch and steps behind them. A man holds a bottle, ready to pour i...

Date: 1953-11-04 

Description: Action shot of an East High School vs. West High School football game as Dick Barton (East #68) scores a touchdown.


YWCA Activities

Date: 1948-09-28 

Description: YWCA members playing bridge. Seated left to right: Lorraine Griswod, 348 Washington Avenue; Mrs. Frank (Della) Bernard; and Helen Guelzow, 401 Miller Avenu...

Date: 1958-11-14 

Description: Portrait of Doris Hanson, one of three Madison entries in the national All-Star bowling tournament in Buffalo, NY.

Date: 1947-01-22 

Description: Portrait of Marilyn Moevs, La Crosse, queen of the University of Wisconsin Junior Prom.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Woman with children grilling hot dogs and wieners at the beach.

Date: 1960-07 ca.

Description: Pauline Erickson, city golf champion, wears the popular free-action shirt, smooth shorts, and a matching alpaca sweater.

Date: 1958-05-15 

Description: Madison television programs are hosted by Madison women and cover topics like cooking, arts, fashion and crafts. Fern Fowler demonstrates a plant made of t...

Date: 1878 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State Officers of 1878. At the bottom of the image is a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1949-01-04 

Description: Mrs. Nelson (Marjori) Hagan and her two children, Jessica, 5, and Nelson Jr. "Kip", 3, in the home of Mr. Hagan's mother, Mrs. Milo C. Hagan, 153 East Gilm...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Students pose outdoors in front of a stone wall at Saint Raphael's School. Mary Julia O'Dea is standing in the 3rd row, first on the right. She is possibly...


Forest and Rabbit

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton sits in a wicker rocking chair holding a rabbit. There is a plant on a small stand on the left.


The Village Green

Date: 1956-10-09 

Description: "Inga's Dowry" display of Norwegian artifacts, part of The Village Green exhibit at the Wisconsin Historical Society. High School student Mimi Hastings, dr...

Date: 1947-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of Beloit High School boys basketball team that won the WIAA State High School Basketball Tournament. Included on the team was an African A...


Girl on Seesaw

Date: 1959-10-29 

Description: Susan Thomsen smiles from high atop a seesaw on a warm October day while playing at Yahara Place Park near her home at 502 Dunning Street. Houses in the ba...

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