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Description: Charles Kendall Adams, president of the University of Wisconsin from 1892 to 1902, posing on a porch with five students. Below the window on the porch is a...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored, postcard view of the University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn.

Date: 1968-12-09 

Description: University of California molecular biologist, Dr. Robert Riseborough, left, confers during a break in the DDT hearings with Victor J. Yannacone, the attorn...

Date: 1960-04-27 

Description: A statue of P.T. Barnum was in front of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building to announce the coming of the "Barnum Sideshow of the 19th Century"...


Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu template for L'Etoile Restaurant and Café, with illustrations at the bottom of the page of encircled five-point interlaced stars, butterflied, birds,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young woman (possibly one of the O'Dea sisters) sits on the stone wall surrounding the edge of a pond. She is wearing a skirt, blouse, sweater, stockings...


Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Telephone Company horse-drawn service and installation wagon in front of the Telephone Building. Two men sit in the wagon. A man stands in the do...

Date: 1960-09-17 

Description: Four board members of the Women's Architectural League of Madison sit on the porch during an invitational tea for spouses of architects. From left to right...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View down the 700 block of State Street towards the Truax Field Honor Guard marching past the State Barber Shop on Armed Forces Day. Park Street and the bo...


University Heights

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of University Heights taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street. Several residences can be seen in the view, including Prof...

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view over fields of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing Bascom Hall, the Observatory, and King Hall from University Heights. Lak...

Date: 1931-01-19 

Description: Winter scene featuring the Camp Randall Memorial Arch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1959-01-17 

Description: View of the front of a fire-damaged commercial building at 3205 East Washington Avenue with two fire fighters, two hoses, and a ladder nearby. The signage...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Carl Russell Fish, noted professor of American history at the University of Wisconsin, shown standing on the steps of the State Historical Society building...


Boys on a Boathouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Lake Mendota of five boys sitting on the railing of a boathouse at 216 Langdon Street, the home of Lucien S. Hanks family. From left to right are...

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

Date: 1960-08 

Description: Exterior view of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, located at the intersection of 223 Wisconsin Avenue at Johnson Street.

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