Dane County Jail

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The Dane County Jail. To the right is the sheriff's residence.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Bartlett Cottage at Ripon College.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the front entrance to the Dwight Foster public library.


Former Storefronts

Date: 1980-10 

Description: Former storefronts, Main Street at Walker Street.


New High School

Date: 1909 

Description: View across lawn of the high school, which is a two and a half story brick building, and on the roof is a large round metal vent, and a belfry with a coppe...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the opera house with several men standing near its entrance.


"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Napoleon B. Van Slyke house located at 510 N. Carroll Street. The house was built for Van Slyke by A. Kutzbock about 1868.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the South Madison Chicago and North Western Railroad Station located next to the railroad tracks that cross Lakeside Street. In the foregr...


Furnace Complex

Date: 1925-02 

Description: Elevated view of the abandoned Jackson Iron Company furnace complex at Fayette, on the shore of Snail Shell Harbor. Lake Michigan is in the background.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Catholic church, residential homes, with hills and trees in the background.


The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of dome with four pendentives, arches, and the painting, "Resources of Wisconsin", in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior view with dome visible. A long counter takes up the lower right of the image, and at the left is a white barrier wall, next to a decorated column....


Kappa Alpha Theta

Date: 1921 before

Description: Sorority House at 823 Irving Place. After the sorority moved to its new house on Lakelawn Place, the University of Wisconsin-Madison took over this buildin...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View from below of an old barn. Partially deconstructed, with only the roof, base, and framework intact. A man stands on top of the roof removing the cupol...

Date: 1946 before

Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.


Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Bryant Hall at the Grand Army Home for Veterans.


Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-09 

Description: Oktoberfest frolickers on parade during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street. The woman and man in the foreground are wearing ethnic costumes with many butto...

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