Date: 1890 

Description: View of a University of Wisconsin pharmacy lecture room.


Madison Home

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Front corner detail, showing stone and ironwork of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street, known as the Pierce house and the Garnhardt house.

Date: 1917 before

Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...

Date: 1931 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

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: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the University of Wisconsin's Pharmaceutical Garden, at University Farms, College Hills.


Duplex Houses

Date: 1961 

Description: Scene with duplex houses and clouds at sunset.

Date: 1960-11-07 

Description: Service league members of Christ Presbyterian Church prepare their "Home for the Holidays" tour, boutique, and bake sale. Many of the items to be shown in...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album binding on the lef...


Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: In this photograph, with the North and South Wings and the dome of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol as a backdrop, the construction of the East Wing of th...

Date: 1903 

Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...

Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Date: 1960-02-27 

Description: Picketers walk the sidewalk in front of the F.W. Woolworth store on the Capitol Square. The protest was against the company's segregated lunch counter poli...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Businesses located near the intersection of Park and Lakeside Streets, before Park Street was widened. Identified from left, Madison Do-Nut Kitchen, Valvol...

Date: 1960-01-04 

Description: Mrs. Wilbur Schoephorster shows her oil painting, "Hunter's Cabin," which was awarded one of 38 top state honors in last year's Rural Arts and Crafts Show....

Map or Atlas


Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Date: 1920 

Description: Shows wards and selected points of interest. Includes street index. Oriented with north to upper right.

Date: 1959-04-04 

Description: U.W. sailors jump gun. These members of the University of Wisconsin Hoofers Club got tired of looking at ice-locked Lake Mendota and hauled their boats to...

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