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Description: Three patriotically dressed women on horseback in town, riding toward the Merchant Inn.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Main Street River Falls.
Description: Railroad employees pose with locomotive engine no. 925 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The engine has a long pilot, a large oil headlight, sm...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of two horse-drawn engines. The engine to the left has three horses attached, with three fire men sitting in the wagon. The water tank is also pre...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, in front of the Freeman House. Leading the ranks is probably James Livingston, Alvin "Bean" Hagen is pro...
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view down a street (Rittenhouse Avenue) to Lake Superior. The street is lined with businesses and parked cars.
Description: A map of Iron County, Wisconsin, shows color-coded townships, sections, lakes and streams, villages, railroads, roads, tourist camps, and La Pointe and Lac...
Description: Night view of Robert Blossom's Mobil gas station, 3702 East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Includes the Mobil red horse sign on a pole.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: The first map shows the area from Milwaukee north to Green Bay and west to Columbus; the second map displays the area between Chicago and Milwaukee and wes...
Date: 1880 before
Description: View from river of malt house. In the background is the south side brewery of the same company. There are two steamboats, one large, one small. Behind th...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Carillon Tower on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a plaque on a rock near the curb close to the entrance to the tower.
Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...
Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.
Description: Two Madison soap box derby contestants race toward the finish line on South Midvale Boulevard as a large crowd watches from behind a fence. The 1953 race w...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...
Description: View down a narrow town street with closely spaced homes.
Description: View from street of the Hotel Lewis and other buildings on along the left. The hotel has a large front porch, with men relaxing in rocking chairs. A mail c...
Description: The lake steamer "Alice" approaches the Madison dock on Lake Monona. Two boys wearing caps stand at the end of the pier. At the time of this photograph, t...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The Ceylon Building and its pier as seen from Lake Geneva. Originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the building was later purchas...
Description: View down unpaved Main Street towards a train passing by in the background. There is a row of buildings on the right and a fenced in lot on the left. A woo...
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