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Wilson Hotel


Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Hotel on East Wilson Street. Architectural details include a turret, arched windows and textured brickwork.

Date: 1922 after

Description: Outdoor view of an Air-Lec automatic door opener for swinging doors set up on a wood plank on a rooftop. Probably the top of Schoelkopf's manufacturing pla...

Date: 1958-10-27 

Description: The Wisconsin State Journal has a new cookbook classification for teenagers. Beth Kube, a seventh grade student from Lake Mills, has the distinction of bei...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...


Badger Liquor Shop

Date: 1937-11-29 

Description: Saul Sinaiko and his son Donald Sinaiko, proprietors, standing in front of liquor bottle display, at the Badger Liquor Shop, located at 402 State Street.

Date: 1952-06-20 

Description: The head table at the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association banquet at the Memorial Union. Left to right are State Senator Warren P. Knowles, presiden...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Leo A. Peterson, 2135 East Mifflin Street, at left, and William H. Kelly, 127 West Wilson Street, right, newly appointed vice-presidents of the Wisconsin-F...

Date: 1949-08-05 

Description: Looking down South Carroll Street at the corner of West Main Street on Madison's Capitol Square. The corner building is the Blied Building which had two fl...


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1954-11-18 

Description: One-year-old Helen Signe Ostby sits with her maternal grandmother, Laura Wear, during a Thanksgiving celebration at the Wear home.

Date: 1980 

Description: Front view of a house under construction in the Tamarack Trails Subdivision.


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a lawn and trees in front of wide steps leading to a long front porch.


Zesto Malt Shop

Date: 1956 

Description: Waiter making a malt in the Zesto Malt Shop at 658 State Street.

Date: 1954-06-20 

Description: B. F. Konopack of Lockport, Illinois and R.G. Holtz of Western Springs, Illinois examine some of the hundreds of roses displayed in the first rose show spo...

Date: 1933-07-23 

Description: Group portrait of Montgomery Ward's baseball team in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

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