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Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of young men stand in the far background on a dirt road. Homes are on either side of the street.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A homestead built in 1844, and hence a "century homestead" in Rock Prairie.

Photograph

Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1911 before

Description: The Milwaukee Journal car on the side of the road in the countryside. The two women are sitting in the car, and two men are sitting on the side and front...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Developers, local dignitaries, and other businessmen participate in a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Park Tower Apartments.

Map or Atlas

Peshtigo Fire Map

Date: 1999 

Description: Map depicting the burned over area created by the fire on October 8, 1871. Map includes inset of Wisconsin and surrounding states with detail of area impac...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A man holding a package stands next to an International model D-15-M truck with a 113-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. This truck was one of four Internati...

Photograph

Woman with Cat

Date:  

Description: Woman sitting in a chair petting a cat in front of a house.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture store of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Powerhouse for the city electric utility with a tail race below, a man standing on the left of the powerhouse, and a train in the left background

Photograph

Winter Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A snow-covered street with several horses standing at the curb. Groups of people pose on the porches of the hotel and the post office.

Photograph

Graceland Cemetery

Date: 1981-04 

Description: View of the Graceland Cemetery. There are houses in the background and trees scattered throughout the plots.

Photograph

Rustic Bridge

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of a rustic bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood. Judge A.G Zimmerman poses in his first automobile, also one of Madison's first ca...

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians are on the sidewalks, and there are shops signs for "Chas A. Blair - Lunch and Shortorders - News Stand." A banner...

Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

Photograph

Art's Tavern

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View featuring stores and dwellings built into hillsides. Castle Rock appears on the right side of a road. Opposite the landform, the Castle Rock Lodging...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Congregational Church on the corner of Broad and Milwaukee Streets.

Photograph

Old Beecher Tavern

Date: 1935 

Description: Tavern in a state of deterioration, with rubble in front. The tavern is partly obscured by an oak tree, and a white house stands behind the tavern.

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