Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view from "Ye Headland Inn," located along the rocky coastline, and featuring crashing waves.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Includes the company initials and a drawing of the company's...


Henry Getto House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of Henry Getto standing in the yard, and Maria Getto standing in the doorway of their log home. There is a ladder on the roof.

Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1895 

Description: A map of Wisconsin that shows the counties, cities, towns, rivers, and lakes of the state, the eastern most portions of Minnesota, Iowa, northern Illinois,...


Men with Silo

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two men in a barnyard with a silo filler. Another man stands on top of the silo.

Date: 1945-11-16 

Description: Dane County traffic police receiving first aid training. They are demonstrating the correct way for carrying a victim. From left are Lieut. A.C. Pope, an...


Description: Sunset over Lake Mendota.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.


Description: View of a finishing room at the Malleable Iron Range Company. Workers finish and begin to pack the kitchen appliances. Caption on stereoview reads, "No. 16...

Date: 1955-12-18 

Description: Downtown Madison lakeshore taken from Lake Monona in line with South Pinckney Street. Includes St. Raphael's steeple, 1 West Wilson Street state office bu...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...


Our Friend

Date: 1944 

Description: A poster featuring the face of President Franklin Roosevelt on the right and several people on the left. A soldier holds a child in his arms, others wave t...


Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.


Vilas Mansion


Description: View from across Langdon Street looking toward the residence of Levi B. Vilas. Built in 1851, the house was later used by the Phi Gamma Delta and then Sig...

Date: 1927 

Description: Pie charts from 1927-28 showing the present location of graduates of Central and East High Schools.

Date: 1912-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Madison Free Library, 206 North Carroll St. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Madiso...


Villa Louis Opening

Date: 1953-04-14 

Description: Five Prairie du Chien women dressed in period dresses and hats pose for a portrait with Governor Walter Kohler at the Wisconsin State Capitol building. The...


Pine Forest Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sit in rocking chairs on the porch of the Pine Forest Inn. Flowering bushes and shrubs surround the porch and an automobile is visible driving alon...


Madison West Relays

Date: 1959-04-11 

Description: Karl Hecker of Plymouth High School who tied the record for the 70-yard low hurdles at the Madison West relays at the Camp Randall Memorial building.

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