Cots in Armory

Date: 1918 

Description: Elevated view of rows of cots in the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dormitory installed in Men's Gym. A raise...

Date: 1990 

Description: USS "Wisconsin" Badger in front of the Governor's Conference Room at the Wisconsin State Capitol. This figure, with the state motto "Forward," was sculpted...

Date: 1950-11-16 

Description: Madison all-city football team poses for a group portrait at the annual banquet sponsored by the Madison Shrine Club. In the first row, left to right, are...


Madison West Relays

Date: 1958-04-05 

Description: Kenosha High School's champion mile relay team came within two-tenths of a second of the meet record set by Madison West High School in 1950. They include,...

Date: 1926-04-03 

Description: The Orpheum Theater under construction, 216 State Street, looking east at back side of buildings on State Street, with construction workers, truck and stea...

Date: 1929 

Description: Intersection of Broom Street, Gilman Street and State Street with many storefronts like Lewis Prescription D, rugs, and marquees for Laundry, Delicatesen,...

Date: 1954-03-30 

Description: Portrait of Susan Hamre, Lowell School, one of nine individual Madison school spelling bee champions. The other students included Joyce Hoffman, St. Bernar...

Date: 1957-02-05 

Description: Two sisters from Mauston, Mrs. Thomas Shelton, left, and Mrs. William T. Walsh, consult a program for the annual University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week...


White Front Grocery

Date: 1960-04 

Description: Right view of the White Front Grocery at 610-12 Mound Street in the Greenbush neighborhood.

Date: 1916 

Description: Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill. Just visible at the top of the photograph is the new Wisconsin State Capitol, completed except for the north...



Date: 1951 

Description: Mapleside, 3500 University Avenue.

Date: 1925 

Description: Interior of the library/study in the residence of Prof. Richard Ely, on Prospect Street. Prof. Ely, of the University of Wisconsin, was a noted economist.

Date: 1914-10-16 

Description: Several men are looking at the statue "Wisconsin" as she rests on a low scaffold on the roof of the West Wing. The statue is wrapped with rope and attached...

Date: 1957-10-04 

Description: Edward R. Brann prepares to give his third gallon of blood during a Red Cross blood drive.

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: One of a group of twenty individual poses of boxers participating in the annual "Tournament of Contenders" which is open to all civilian and naval trainee...

Date: 1956-03-06 

Description: Mary Hogan, Katherine Becker, and children pose near the Hogan's home civil defense shelter. Hogan and Becker are members of the Dane County Medical Auxili...


Leopard Cage

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Leopard in a cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1959-09-22 

Description: Group portraits of the board of directors of the Southern Wisconsin chapter, National Machine Accountants Association with newly elected officers in the fr...

Date: 1944-11-14 

Description: Singer Sewing Machine Company store, 325 State Street, and Sherwin Williams Paint and Wallpaper Store, 327-329 State Street, with a billboard on top of the...

Date: 1956-08-07 

Description: Babysitter Linda Taylor, a ninth grade student at West High School, reads a bedtime story to Brendan Charlton.

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