Description: Lewis Arms peeks from behind Jerome Williams, who is holding a cigarette. They are standing outdoors near a street.

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, with cars parked in front.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Delos and Marian Dudley riding cart on sidewalk at 1909 Regent Street. Randall School is probably the large building in the background.

Date: 1934 

Description: View of the front face of the Tenney Building, corner of Pinckney and Main Streets, on the Capitol Square. Liggetts Drug Store occupies a portion of the lo...

Date: 1915-11 

Description: This manuscript blueprint shows streets and includes certifications and registration. The streets running left to right are: Wenonah Drive, Wanda Place, Na...

Date: 1895 

Description: The First Congregational Church.


Capitol Square View

Date: 1956-10-28 

Description: Close-up of Tenney Building at the corner of South Pinckney and East Main Street on the Capitol Square. Businesses pictured on South Pinckney Street includ...

Date: 1956-08-27 

Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen points out one of the civil defense decals which are being placed on all Madison buses. The decals state that the buses are pledged fo...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view over trees towards the west of Upper Campus at the University of Wisconsin. Washburn Observatory, with windmills behind it, is on the right n...

Date: 1958-03-05 

Description: The West Branch of First National Bank Building at the corner of University Avenue and Park Street, with Rennebohm Drug Store #7 located on the bank's firs...


Santa Parade

Date: 1948-11-27 

Description: In front of Manchester's Department Store, Santa Claus waves to the children from his yellow Ercoupe airplane as he rides in a parade sponsored by the Madi...

Date: 1929 

Description: This map includes a street index. The map is oriented with the north toward the upper right. Includes handwritten annotations of the 1935 bus routes.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Lucius Fairchild residence.

Date: 1903 

Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...


Park Street

Date: 1934 

Description: Park Street looking north toward the University of Wisconsin campus.


Vilas House Hotel

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph of Madison looking southeast across Lake Monona from the Capitol featuring the Vilas House hotel.

Date: 1948-05-22 

Description: Charlie Anderson of Madison East High School who was the high point athlete for Class A in the state high school track meet at Camp Randall Stadium. He won...

Date: 1934-05-24 

Description: The east terrace of the Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Allison Davis home, also known as Edenfred, in the Highlands suburb west of Madison, 6048 S. Highlands Avenu...


Forest with Tootsie

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Tootsie, the Middleton family dog, stands with front paws resting on Forest's hip. Forest holds a switch in his right hand and, most likely, a treat in his...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: