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Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: House built by Julius T. Clark in 1859, which in 1878 became the home of William F. Vilas.


Ionic Columns

Date: 1977-03-27 

Description: Ionic columns, typical of Greek architecture, at the entrance to the College of Agriculture Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The bui...


Old Gas Station


Description: Triangle Super Service gas station, 635 South Spooner Street at the corner of Monroe Street. It was demolished so that Randall Bank could be built on the s...

Date: 1934-10-30 

Description: The Orpheum Theatre, 216 State Street, with marquee advertising "Cleopatra" with Claudette Colbert and Warren William.


Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1929 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly, including an image of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1914 

Description: Detail view of the two doors at the north end of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library reading room which provided access to the separate periodical rea...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The Holy Redeemer Catholic School, 126 (120) West Johnson Street.


The Dohm Bros Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved street towards the Dohm Brothers storefront. There are several advertising signs on the two-story building, including "French Auto Oil,...

Date: 1949-12-15 

Description: Lapham School Nativity play "Small One" is an yearly student Christmas production. "Mary" was played by Jean Loy, 943 East Dayton Street, rode Small One (d...

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, with cars parked in front.


Description: Children seated around a triangular table in the loggia (hallway) of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed meeting house of the First Unitarian Society. They ap...

Date: 1934 

Description: View of the front face of the Tenney Building, corner of Pinckney and Main Streets, on the Capitol Square. Liggetts Drug Store occupies a portion of the lo...

Date: 1895 

Description: The First Congregational Church.

Date: 1946-05-23 

Description: Nash-Madison Automobile Dealership and Service Station, 2201 University Avenue, at Allen Street. The view includes two gas pumps located on the sidewalk n...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Date: 1958-07-09 

Description: Christine and Bill Schuldt admire posters and relics of circuses founded in Wisconsin at an exhibit in the State Historical Society Museum. The photograph...

Date: 1958-03-05 

Description: The West Branch of First National Bank Building at the corner of University Avenue and Park Street, with Rennebohm Drug Store #7 located on the bank's firs...


Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Some men are in a yard sitting and standing with scythe, rake and pitch fork. A woman sits on the front porch of a frame house with shutters, one closed on...

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