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Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: View down Main Street. On the left are two children standing on a stoop near a large drinking fountain. Down the block is a man standing in front of a 5&10...

Date: 1954 

Description: A rainy, nighttime view of the corner of Main and Carroll streets on the Capitol Square. The neon signs of the Prescription Pharmacy and the Park Hotel lig...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1962-07 

Description: View across street of people gathered on the sidewalk in front of entrance to City Hall. In the foreground are shrubs and parked cars. There is a metal awn...

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: A stream of water shoots into the front entrance of the burning, smoking Hotel Washington. The crumpled hotel sign still hangs on the balcony.

Date: 1929 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the house at 409 Walton Place. Built by Willard Droster.

Photograph

Dousman Warehouse

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds

Photograph

Strawberry Field

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men stand in a strawberry field bordered by burnt-over forest. The photographer's shadow can be seen at the bottom of the image.

Photograph

Memorial Hospital

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior of hospital in winter, with four cars parked in front.

Photograph

Kids Drawing

Date: 1964-05-02 

Description: Sitting on the school lawn, students draw Highway 51, Marathon Mill, Rib mountain and the Wisconsin river.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A busy street scene. Cars are parked at the curbs along the shops. The shops include: a grocery, a bakery/ice cream shop, a cafe, Prentice brothers hardwar...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.

Date: 1939 

Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes storefronts, theater marquees, traffic, and...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. The street is lined with two-story shops and buildings. There is a gazebo on the second story of a building on the right side of the...

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of rows of railroad cars at the lakefront in Chicago, south of the Randolph Street viaduct.

Photograph

Huron Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Huron Smith standing next to a motorcycle with a sidecar on a highway 12 bridge in Black River Falls. A dam across the Black River Flowage can be seen in t...

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1926-04-15 

Description: Masonic Temple, 301 Wisconsin Avenue.

Date: 1935-08-18 

Description: Roger Gabbei, age 12, competed in the Madison soap box derby held on Gorham Street. He carried a spare wheel in case of a crackup. Roger won the class B ti...

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