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Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: Sheriff Herman P. Kerl, and Sally Penfield, with the four-gallon glass bottle for collecting donations to the "State Journal" Empty Stocking club, the Kidd...


Description: Sunset over Lake Mendota.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Four men in discussion at the Wisconsin Barley Contest.

Date: 1934-05-10 

Description: Two bartenders stand in the middle of the circular bar at the Park Hotel.

Date: 1900 

Description: The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum display of Cliff Dweller Pottery from the Robert Laird McCormick Collection. Pottery is displayed in a glass case w...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...


Surgical Tools

Date: 1927 after

Description: Surgical instruments on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Date: 1960-10-26 

Description: Five men hold trumpets at a dinner meeting for parents of Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.

Date: 1959-12-15 

Description: New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller is greeted by two former governors of Wisconsin at the Madison Municipal Airport. The potential presidential candidate...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1949-03-08 

Description: Shown examining a "safe-driving agreement" for youthful drivers and their parents are the men who are in charge of the statewide distribution of this aid t...

Date: 1945-01-18 

Description: Lieut. John Walsh, University of Wisconsin boxing coach who was in the marine corps in Okinawa, teaching his two sons Johnny and David to box.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: First Methodist Church.


Gilmore-Weiss House

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A view from the east of the Gilmore-Weiss House, 120 Ely Place, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1950-11-08 

Description: Group portrait of the Visiting Nurse Service Board of Directors. The function of the visiting nurses is to provide bedside care when needed in Madison. Sta...

Date: 1951-08-19 before

Description: The First Unitarian Society Meeting House sanctuary (or auditorium) during the final stages of construction. Here, members of the congregation who helped d...


Holy Hour

Date: 1951-08-06 

Description: The Most Rev. William P. O'Connor, Catholic bishop of Madison, officiates at the sixth annual Holy Hour held at Edgewood College campus, Monroe Street.

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

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