Crazy Mary

Date: 1982 

Description: Close-up of a woman working on a strap of leather in a shop.

Date: 1927-03-08 

Description: Girl standing on stool. She is wearing a dress and hat with tinsel and glass ornaments.


Description: Arched portico with columns at main entrance of Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Description: Waist-up portrait of Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Wisconsin's 11th governor. He is facing slightly towards the left and is wearing a suit, necktie...

Date: 1949-05-02 

Description: Members of the invitation committee address invitations to the Madison Business College's spring formal dinner and dance to be held at the Club Chanticleer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Construction work, probably on East Washington Avenue. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the far distance. A farmhouse is on the right. A pickax is in the...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Aerial view, looking eastward from a point several miles outside the southwestern limits of Madison in the direction of Verona. Crossing the photo diagona...

Date: 1959-08-30 

Description: Children enjoy big slices of watermelon at the Monona Grove Businessmen's Association watermelon festival. They include, from left, Kay Marks, Dannie DuBo...

Date: 1947-09-24 

Description: Willett S. Main building, built in the 1850's, on the corner of State Street and West Mifflin Street, looking west down the 100 block of State Street. The...


Villa Louis Opening

Date: 1953-05-13 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler (right) visits with four members in period costume( a woman, a man dressed as an Indian, and two members of the Brothers of the Brus...

Date: 1954-08-07 

Description: Wisconsin's Father-Daughter State Golf Champions Frank (Moon) Molinaro and Jill Molinaro are pictured during a round of golf at the Nakoma Golf Club. They...

Date: 1958-04-11 

Description: The 1958 red measles season has started in Madison. Marilyn Kelso, her son Robbie Kelso, seated on her lap, and son Tom Kelso, on the right, received gamma...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Madison-Kipp Corporation, 2824 Atwood Ave. entrance. The building was built in 1918 by the US government to manufacture guns for World War I. It was owne...

Date: 1947-11-20 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street, photo studio display window, featuring large holly wreath with center depicting Christmas morning scene and po...

Date: 1951-09-19 

Description: Hill's Department Store, 202 State Street, window display of dolls and dollhouse in the background. "We've been sitting around all summer, Now the heat is...


The Ninth Ward

Date: 1916 

Description: The Ninth Ward at the corner of Park and Regent Streets. This was considered to be part of the Greenbush area, which became Madison's first urban renewal p...

Date: 1949-07-24 

Description: Cars line up at Shell Oil service pits on E. Gorham St. during the Madison Soap Box Derby. Drivers and a crowd of people on the sidewalk look on.

Date: 1961-07-05 

Description: Four barbers dressed in white cut the hair of four men seated in barber chairs. The barbershop, located in the basement of the State Capitol, was owned by...


WIBA Studio Site

Date: 1952-02-16 

Description: View looking east along Regent Street at the corner of Larkin Street. It is the site of the WIBA radio studio.


Dykman's Restaurant

Date: 1954-10-12 

Description: Interior of the new Dykman's Restaurant, 107 West Main Street, showing the v-shaped luncheon counter with two waitresses, and featuring a Toastmaster three...

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