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Steensland Bridge

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Steensland Bridge and Yahrara River Parkway at East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol building from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin campus.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...

Date: 1955 

Description: An aerial view of Middleton. In the foreground is a baseball field, and beyond are houses, woods, fields, and Lake Mendota.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 300 block of State Street. Businesses include: Montgomery Ward (on North Henry Street), Colonial Shoppe E...

Date: 1909 

Description: Streets, Lake Wingra, Lake Mendota, and Lake Monona are all labelled. Map reads: "The present park system of Madison comprises 150 acres of improved parks,...

Date: 1959-10-06 

Description: Five new Shorewood Hills residents at a welcoming event at Blackhawk Country Club. Left to right: Jeanetta Williams, Shirley Garfoot, Patricia Schirle, Mr...

Date:  ca.

Description: A view down snow-covered East Johnson Street from the corner of East Johnson Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Trees line the street and the Masonic Temple at 3...

Date: 1887 

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Boathouse in Brittingham Park on Monona Bay, taken from the railroad causeway.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: An aerial view of the construction of a new wing on a state office building.

Date: 1934 

Description: Blue line print plat map that shows block numbers and dimensions, West Cole Street, Covall Street, Balden St., Parshall Parkway, and the location of the ci...

Date: 1922 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the Belleville train depot. A group of people on the platform approach the train.


Notched Shingles

Date: 1975-08-31 

Description: Notched shingles, a style that developed in the late 1800's, decorate the second story exterior of this house at 715 East Gorham Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...


Description: Three men from the Arms family pose together on a sidewalk on Frances Street. From left to right are Lewis Arms, Wilbur Arms and Eddie Arms. There is a bab...


King Street Scene

Date: 1947-05-05 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol building from King Street. Commercial businesses are Kresge's, 27 East Main Street, and Bergmann Prescription and Photo Center, 10...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the Upper Campus, the west side of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Soci...


Mills Street House

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Mills Street House, 211 North Mills Street.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map show plat of the city, local streets, block numbers, section lines, and canals. The map includes reference text: "Surveyor's office, Brown County...

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