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Portage Canal

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.


Kennedy Dairy Wagon

Date: 1936-03-13 

Description: View from street of Barney Miller, the driver, feeding hay to Ned, the oldest dairy horse in service in Madison, The horse is hitched to a Kennedy Dairy wa...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier. The back of a man's head is in the foreground on the left.


Ohio Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking north down Ohio Street. On the left corner, Sedalia Trust Company (built in 1890) features a corner entrance with stone columns. Published b...


Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Car driving automobile near two buildings, perhaps outhouses.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.


Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date: 1934-11-22 

Description: Two men stand in the doorway of the East Side Motor Company garage, 2305 Atwood Avenue, featuring Willard storage batteries, Pennzoil, and Eveready and Pr...

Date: 1929 

Description: Advertising poster for International Special Delivery trucks. Features photographic illustrations of a journey across the Sahara desert over a map of Afric...


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1870 before

Description: Stereograph; looking down a wide, tree-lined dirt road. A fence is visible behind the tree line on the right.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Uncle Sam tractor featuring an illustration of the tractor on a farmstead along with a paragraph of descriptive t...

Date: 1928-01 

Description: Rear view of a man wearing a wide-brimmed hat stopping an automobile at a stop sign on a dirt road as a truck approaches from the opposite direction.


Bakery Trucks

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two bakery trucks reading "American-Maid Bread," "...ansfield Bakery," and "New England Bakery Co." are parked side by side in a paved lot.

Date: 1937 

Description: Includes points of interests in Madison and on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Includes list of presidents of University of Wisconsin, 1849-193...

Date: 2008 

Description: Fred Schmidt installed a gas pump outside his family's blacksmith business in 1911. At 28407 North Lake Drive, the station's location was prime for automob...

Date: 1947-03-08 

Description: Robert O'Brien, police officer on motorcycle, in front of Police Station.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Madison from across Lake Monona. A boat floats in the water near the shoreline of the lake in the foreground of the photograph.


Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

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