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Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1967 

Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1954-07-02 

Description: Madison Newspaper, Inc, newspaper carriers take a bus ride to Milwaukee to see the Braves-Cardinals baseball game. It is a nice, clear day and the road to...

Date: 1933-07-01 

Description: A Northwest Airways crew delivers a bag of airmail to Madison postmaster W.A. Devine. With him, posed in front of the Ford TriMotor, are pilots Elmer Wahl...

Date: 1961-06-29 

Description: Mrs. Georgia Russell, an accountant in the State Motor Vehicle Department, displays the mail bag and bomb package that were involved in an unsuccessful att...


Early Morning

Date: 1973-06 

Description: Buildings and parking lot at Webster and North Hamilton Streets, early morning.

Date: 1960-09-21 

Description: Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. waves good-bye as he boards an airplane after a 90 minute campaign visit to Madison.

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

Date: 1953-06-15 

Description: Dave Heisig (left) and Webb Spraetz, (right) pitcher and catcher of defending championship Schoep's Ice Cream team in Madison's Boys Baseball program.


Nakoma Bus

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Side view of right side of an International bus marked "Nakoma" parked in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The bus has an enclosed cab and the passeng...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Pedestrians and a horse and cart at the intersection of Main Street and Monona Avenue (South Wisconsin Avenue until December 1, 1877; Martin Luther King J...

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.


Cows On Ice

Date: 1960-03-28 

Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map Detail

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the area around North Franklin, North Blair and North Hancock Streets.

Date: 1961-03 

Description: Exterior view of the Goodyear Nelson Tire Service building at 1001 Applegate Road.

Date: 1961-02-14 

Description: Harry Marsh, right, is presented with a photo-sketch of himself at a retirement dinner in his honor. He retired as the Madison agent for the North Western...

Date: 1954-07-02 

Description: Wisconsin State Journal newspaper carriers travel by bus to attend a Milwaukee Braves versus St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Some of the carriers are sh...


Learning to Drive

Date: 1954-07-01 before

Description: Two people examine a wall chart depicting traffic lanes, cross walks, and intersections and including movable adhesive rectangles representing cars. Setti...

Date: 1959-02-25 

Description: Winter scene with garagemen retrieving another car from the open drainage ditch on Midvale Boulevard, Madison, Wisconsin. The 1959 Dodge skidded into a sno...

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