Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: The Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wisconsin State Capitol. Shown is racer Kenny Minett from Richland Center posing in his...


Description: Two boys lying on the grass asleep in Tenney Park near the lagoon with a hat between them. The Sherman Avenue bridge and the Hausmann Brewery malt house ap...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: The Yahara River Parkway, with the old Lapham School at 1436 East Dayton Street at North Thornton visible on the righthand side.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Our Svaiour's Church, 13 South Hancock Street. (Hancock Street and E. Washington Avenue).

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The Glenwood Moravian Church, 725 Gilmore Street.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Aerial view of University of Wisconsin-Madison campus with Bascom Hill area, Observatory Drive and Lake Mendota.


Quirk Residence

Date:  ca.

Description: Front view of the Quirk residence, home of Leslie W. Quirk at 2112 Adams Street. This photo is from a former collection of Frederick L. Holmes.


Yahara River

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona.


St. Luke's Chapel

Date: 1948-10-02 

Description: St. Luke's Episcopal Chapel, 4011 Major Avenue at Lake Edge Boulevard, consecrated Feb. 20, 1949. The building was designed by William Kaeser.

Date:  ca.

Description: Double postcard view of the Steensland Bridge, over the Yahara River at East Washington Avenue.


Phillip's House

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Exterior view of home belonging to J.D. Phillip.

Date: 1939 

Description: Page from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with children raking, spading, and posing alongside a yard with newly planted seeds (Neig...

Date: 1945-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of the Loraine Hotel.


Description: Graphic depiction of the MG&E plant showing stacks releasing smoke into the air. Text reads "FIGHT! the MADISON GAS & ELECTRIC rate increase".

Date: 1930-07-02 

Description: Basement of State Office Building, 1 W. Wilson St, under construction facing East along Wilson showing the Madison Club


Trussing a Barrel

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. and Tony Hess using a truss hoop driver to install hoops around a barrel at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "trussing".

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: An aerial view of Edgewood College and Schools.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of dormitories under construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lake Mendota shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1911 before

Description: View from Lake Mendota of the University of Wisconsin-Madison lower campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, with the domed Bascom...


South Blount Street

Date: 1931-08-12 

Description: Looking north uphill on S. Blount Street toward Williamson Street, across the railroad tracks. The Fauerbach Brewery is on the left, and there is a smokest...

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