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Date: 1950-05-14 

Description: President Harry S. Truman visited Madison to be present at the laying of the cornerstone for the CUNA's Filene House, 1617 Sherman Avenue. He is pictured...


Charlie Spencer

Date: 1941-07-28 

Description: Charlie Spencer (b.1873?), a Kentuckian who migrated to Crandon, recorded white spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. A young girl is sitti...


Ho-Chunk Lodges


Description: Ho-Chunk lodges with flaps raised. A few individuals are visible inside, and perhaps a dog on the left. Probably a swan dance lodge and war bundle feast. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Saint Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, dedicated on December 7, 1890. The church features a central tower and elaborate stained glass windo...

Date: 1937 

Description: A man stands by a 6 can milk cooler holding a metal basket of milk jars at the Roland Schrap Dairy Farm. To the right of a door is a cream separator. A w...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Visitors examining an International V-549 Motor Truck engine on display in International Harvester's exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of a group of men working to construct a wooden bridge that crosses a ravine. Another group of both men and women standing on a road look...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down street from the end of a bridge. On the left is a service garage, post office and millinery. On the right is a shoe and repair shops, and other c...


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...


Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A machine and repair shop, 228 East Main Street, shows an example of the Dutch style front. The shop was originally the Frank J. Fleckenstein residence.

Date: 1941-03-09 

Description: View of the barn at Black Point, which has a gambrel roof and large ventilator. The stone or block silo is on the right. An accompanying note states that t...

Date: 1959-05-19 

Description: Dorothy Cleary (left), chairman of the children's corner display; Carl Strobel, president of the Wisconsin Optometric Association; Gerald Cleary, general c...

Date: 1956-09-15 

Description: Six children from the Madison Westmorland neighborhood who raised money for Roundy's charity for children pose for a portrait with "Roundy" Coughlin. Left...

Date: 1956-03-03 

Description: Four women chat at the spring benefit style show and dessert bridge party, sponsored by the Alpha Phi sorority and alumnae. They include, from left, models...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two bridges on the Mississippi River and the working river banks. A number of boats are in the water and cargo is stacked on the shore.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of the World's Championship Log-Rolling Contest, Brownstone Bowl. There are two rowboats in the water. Two men stand on a rolling log in the middle of...


Lee Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down hill of two-story house on the shore of Cable Lake.

Date: 1926 

Description: The altar of the Grace Episcopal Church.

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of a large factory room with workers and parts at Milwaukee Works.

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