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Pinckney Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the businesses on the east side of North Pinckney Street, including The Fair, The Madison School of Music, and August Scheibel. In the for...

Date: 1958 

Description: Intersection of Park and State Streets from the Wisconsin Historical Society. The sign for the Wisconsin Historical Society is located in the middle of th...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A small crowd mills about a cobblestone plaza near a brick building on the wharf adjacent to the Hudson River. The Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of downtown Waukesha at Five Points.


South Shore Beach

Date: 1921-07-31 ca.

Description: Crowds of individuals along South Shore Beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Some individuals are swimming while others are sitting on the grass and sand....


Lovers Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lovers Lane, which a dirt road with a sidewalk and bridge on the right. There are power lines in the foreground, and a town in the background. Ther...

Date: 1914-11-09 ca.

Description: Northeast corner of N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue, showing Baldauf Drug Company. There is a horse-drawn vehicle parked on the side of the street in fr...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man in the foreground walks past a wire fence with plywood at the construction site. A sign in the background reads, "Marchi for Mayor," and the portion...


Ely House Yardwork


Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson pruning a tree in his Ely house yard.

Date: 1900 

Description: View along shoreline towards the University of Wisconsin from the foot of North Carroll Street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of library building, with a portion of the dome visible on the roof, from across the street behind a median strip planted with bushes.

Date: 1959-05 

Description: The foundation stones from the hardwood lumber mill constructed by F. Weyerhaeuser in 1885 on the north shore of Bowker Lake.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Avenue, looking east from Court of Honor.


Post Office

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.


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: 1910 ca.

Description: Lawn, trees and blooming flowers in front of St. Mary's Hospital.


Man in Buggy


Description: Man in a top-buggy driving a team of two horses, possibly Paul Duxbury in Hixton.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Map of Wisconsin showing counties and their county seats, towns and cities with over 3,000 inhabitants, the Detroit and Milwaukee Steam Ship Line, and both...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Lawrence College, showing the church, monastery, college building, St. Joseph's Hall, and St. Thomas' Hall.


High School

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple with an A...

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