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Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  date unknown

Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a railroad bridge, which has framed beams on the sides and top. A boy and girl are standing and posing on the bridge. Signs ar...

Date: 1959-11-16 

Description: Edgewood High School pupils presenting their Christmas pageant, "The Promised One": Lou Ann Klein, Bernard Caputo, Marijo Lynaugh, and Sue Ann Klein.


Insurance Agents

Date: 1961-01-16 

Description: Group portrait of 17 insurance men, each who have been named by his agency as "Man of the Year." They are at the Madison Association of General Agents and...

Date: 1960-11-01 

Description: Two of the models who will display winter fashions at the YWCA style show and dessert party are Terry Alayu (seated), service director at Truax Field, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Howard Morey (left) was associated with most of the airports in Madison. Prior to World War II he managed Madison Municipal Airport and when the military t...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two couples on an outing, posed in front of an outcropping of rock.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Dredging Lakewood Bay to fill the lots for sale in Lakewood. The men are sitting side-by-side on the drainpipe with their bare feet in the water. There is...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Henry Baker in profile. Baker was police chief of Madison from 1897-1907.

Date: 1930 

Description: A man dressed in a white uniform, hat and apron with a dark necktie poses on the steps to Nature's Own Health Foods at 501 West Olin Avenue. He is displayi...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1959-01-25 

Description: Winter scene with brothers Greg and Mark Hennen of 5709 Midmoor Road standing in their snow fort and hold snowballs at the ready the day following a five-i...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Trick photograph featuring two images of Sherwin Gillett doing laundry in a washtub. He is posing in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1960-11-14 

Description: Four contractors wear chef's hats and aprons while showing off a roast suckling pig. They are, left to right, Dewey Badeau, Herman Hinrichs, Henry Johnson...


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform toward the Waunakee depot and an arriving train. Freight cars are on the tracks on the left. A group of men are standing on the platform...

Date: 1959-10-31 

Description: Mike Feifarek, Linda Houden, Carol Braton, Jackie Edwards, and Susan Arawinko attend the Sunset Village Community Club Halloween Party.

Date: 1955 

Description: Mr. Beat in his store.

Date: 1960-04-13 

Description: Portrait of Ralph and Isabel Pearson of 5030 Lake Mendota Drive. Isabel wears a mink scarf made from several minks Ralph trapped in their back yard along t...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View from street of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band parading down Mifflin Street, past the Strand Theater. This parade took place on Armed Forces...

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