Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Side elevation of Herbert Jabob's Residence I, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, during construction. Several of the neighboring houses can be seen behind th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...


Main Street in Alma

Date: 1908 

Description: Main Street in Alma.

Date: 1949 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on paper and shows land ownership by name, years of purchase, and city limits. Also included on the right and bottom margins are...


Cedarbark Lodge

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge with no glass in the windows and an overgrown yard on Hermit Island.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the south end of the dining room in the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1987-02-15 

Description: A woman mail carrier pushes her cart with a full mailbag along a sidewalk edged by snowy lawns.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Employees of the Vilas Drugstore. Fred Vilas was a relative of Madison's William F. Vilas.


Street Scene

Date: 1926-09-17 

Description: Downtown street scene and alley near Commercial and Canal Streets. This image was used in a Circuit Court case.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of heating plants and shops on the University of Wisconsin campus.

Date: 1931-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of mothers and children in front of a house at 434 Virginia Terrace.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Date: 1999-10-01 

Description: "The Knights of Columbus Hall is at 3245 Lighthouse Lane in West Bend, WI." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke, and R...


Congress Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Congress Street, featuring the Portland Observatory, trees, sidewalks, and railway tracks.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Luther Children's Home.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of the Van Pool Brothers office, where the Master Builders' Association of Wisconsin was founded.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A low-level perspective looking down a sidewalk in the Shaker community, which was organized in 1794. Included in the image are numerous houses, and a wind...

Date: 2009-11-27 

Description: "Nan Sea's Tiki Bar and Grill, W921 Kettle Moraine Lane, Dundee (Campbellsport). This was formerly called Frank's On The Lake." From left to right, Ralph "...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Library Mall across Langdon Street of Armory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also known as the Red Gym or Old Red.

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

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