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Date: 1939 

Description: A portrait of two young students, a boy and a girl, standing next to each other and holding hands near the fireplace in their kindergarten classroom. The f...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man stands in a kitchen, while a woman on the far right of the frame looks on. The building is a Freedom House used by civil rights volunteers.

Photograph

Mount Vernon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mount Vernon, home to George Washington for over 45 years, was granted to Washington's great grandfather, John Washington, in 1674. The mansion in this ima...

Date: 1975 

Description: Poster for the Madison Tenant Union, an organization created for tenants to improve housing conditions and offer guidance with tenant grievances against la...

Photograph

Gust Wendorf

Date: 1901-10-20 

Description: Gust Wendorf standing on a small rock wall. A view of his farm stands behind him.

Photograph

Carving the Turkey

Date: 1965-11-25 

Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.

Date: 1946-01-09 

Description: Winnebago Street from the Yahara River Bridge, scene of accident, near railroad crossing. There is a Victorian house at left, 1628 Winnebago Street, with a...

Date: 1953-10-28 

Description: Interior view of the den and recreation room in the residence of Leo Scheberle. The room features a fireplace, wood paneling, and shag carpeting.

Date: 1912 

Description: Wooden flood gate of a dam. Water pours over the gate down into a reservoir. There are signs on either post advertising the interstate fair in La Crosse on...

Date: 1936-11-17 

Description: Interior view of Madison Theatre, located at 111 Monona Avenue.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Workman on the construction of the second floor of Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The residence was complete...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Street construction at the corner of Regent and Roby Road in Madison. The home of the photographer, W.H. Dudley, can be seen in the background

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Ruth Kressin standing on a blanket in a yard holding a cat in front of the side of a half-timbered house.

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Photograph

Poker Reunion

Date: 1975 

Description: This was a reunion of a group that used to meet in the 1950's to play poker. Around the table, starting at the left: Lawrence Steger, Jr., Ralph Bodden, Do...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in a dark dress wrapped in a fringed shawl, next to a Ho-Chunk boy posed s...

Photograph

Veterans' Home

Date: 1988-06 

Description: "Veterans' Home at King, WI."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of eight women poses on the porch of a two-story home. The yard in front of the home is filled with flowers. Photograph taken in a company town of...

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