Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of two men posing seated on a vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycle. They are dressed in work clothes and hats. Another man with his arm...


Madison Hotel

Date: 1959-07-30 

Description: Madison Hotel, located at 108 North Pinckney, is the oldest building on the Capitol Square and one of Madison's oldest landmarks. It was built in 1838. It...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map created between 1852 and 1867 shows numbered lots, labelled roads, the "Centre Line of LaCrosse & Milwaukee R.R." railroad, and a station house. Roads...


Bicycle Livery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose on a wooden sidewalk in front of a bicycle livery with three bicycles. An awning is folded above the storefront, and signs and mer...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of Russians conducting a religious parade through a town. The men in the group are carrying the iconography. Soldiers in mil...

Date: 1882 

Description: Back cover of catalog with an illustration of two men using horse-drawn agricultural machinery in fields, while a group of Native American Indians look on....


Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of Bangor is ink and pencil on cloth. The map shows roads, railroads, residences, mills, the original plat of Bangor, and the Wisconsin and Wheldo...

Date: 1902-05-14 

Description: View of road along an African American settlement. A road leads up to several houses on the left and a fenced in field on the right. Two horse-drawn carts...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, the Fox River, parks, and cemeteries. Wards are numbered and the edges of the map feature coordinates. The top left of the map...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the long stone building that houses the town hall on the right, and the library on the left. On the roof is a small cupola with a...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows a plat of town, local streets, and parts of East and Fox Rivers.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a line of African American men and women standing on a sidewalk. Several of them are holding papers. On the right is a storefront, and on...

Date: 1908 before

Description: View from wood sidewalk towards a marching band parading up Main Street during a patriotic celebration. There is a banner that reads: "Welcome" in the back...


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...


Beta House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Beta House on the Beloit College Campus.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior view of the Colonel Robert H. Morse Library at Beloit College.

Date: 1919-05-21 

Description: Elevated view of street entertainment, with crowds, dancing and band concert to welcome home Wisconsin National Guard, 3d Regiment, Company H, after servic...

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

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