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Postcard

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin Avenue, lined by various buildings on either side.

Date: 1938-04-27 

Description: Fauerbach Lager Beer truck with "James Hepburn, Distributor, Decorah, Iowa" painted on the cab. The truck sits outside of the Ideal Body Company, 502 Sout...

Date: 1936-03-07 

Description: Looking south along South Brooks street from Desmond Court south of Regent Street.

Date: 1949-03-23 

Description: Madison streets, Lansing Street off of Milwaukee Street, are being repaved. Homes along Lansing are: 18 Lansing Street, 21 Lansing Street, 17 Lansing Stree...

Date: 1919-02-01 ca.

Description: Men gathering for work at Ferme De Piemont. Captioned: "Taken at Ferme De Piemont (in the Champagne) to work the Bull Durham people for the 'makins.'"

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Teacher and school board of the Walkenhorst School sit around a table outdoors near a building. The men have set their hats on the table, and a horse-drawn...

Date: 1934-01-12 

Description: Emporium Department Store, 15-17 N. Pinckney, also showing Rennebohm Drug Store #6 on the left and Joe Tittle and Sons Meats on the right. The building occ...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

Date: 1917 

Description: A man wearing a long coat belted at the waist, and a cap, is standing on a platform. The original caption identifies the man as a "Buryat prince." In the b...

Date: 1936-09-09 

Description: Orpheum Theatre marquee featuring William Powell, Myrna Loy and Luise Rainer in The Great Ziegfeld. View also includes Weber's Restaurant and Thom McAn sho...

Date: 1930 

Description: Lower left hand corner reads: "Compliment of the Madison Association of Commerce MADISON The Four Lake City WISCONSIN". Around the perimeter of the map is...

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a commercial street, primarily documenting W.J. Pollard's garage.

Photograph

Jack Galvin Truck

Date: 1926-10-04 

Description: A driver sits behind the wheel of an International Model 63 truck used by the Jack Galvin Trucking Service.

Date: 1937-02-07 

Description: Rudy Vallee with eleven members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity wearing hats and coats posed in front of Chicago and Northwestern railroad passenger car....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Strachota Brothers general store and saloon including people and horses.

Photograph

Hotel Martinque

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Hotel Martinque. Cars are parked on the street near the hotel, which is a three-story brick building with balconies.

Photograph

Elver House

Date: 1931-09-17 

Description: The Elver House, later the Wilson Hotel, on East Wilson Street.

Date: 1911 before

Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Charles Lindbergh's airplane, "Spirit of St. Louis," while visiting Madison.

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