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Description: Group portrait of the eleven winners in the age 11 and under division of the Madison swimming meet at B. B. Clarke beach.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: An interior view of a sitting room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Several paintings hang on the wall behind a wicker rocking c...
Description: Manchesters Department Store model, wearing fur jacket hat and purse, posing with the conductor holding her luggage on the steps of a passenger train car.
Description: Portrait of two prize winners in the Helen Farnsworth Mears art contest for eighth graders. Mary Jo Ylitalo (left) won second prize, and Sarah Christenson...
Date: 1988 before
Description: Assembly Chamber, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, before restoration in 1988. Above the skylight can be seen long fluorescent light fixtures which are no l...
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union interior ballroom with skylight (Great Hall).
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.
Description: Portrait of Joe Dommershausen, a Wisconsin State Journal sports reporter, wearing dark pants and a light suit coat with a boutonniere.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: A man wearing headphones is sitting behind a table with the Guffawmeter. The caption reads: "Guffawmeter constructed by Paul Vanderbilt for the State Histo...
Description: Claude Burdick, Dave Vogel, and Lowell Froker (left to right) of Wisconsin High School practice for the "cake walk" portion of the school's old-fashioned m...
Description: Jerry Novick sits at his kitchen table at home, taking part in his classes at East High School via two-way speaker. This will continue until he recovers fr...
Description: Dane County Asylum for the Criminally Insane, in existence since 1845. In 1880 it became part of the county hospital system, which was set up to provide l...
Description: Ruth Ann Tilker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Tilker of 106 Ohio Avenue, is an active 4-year-old baton twirler. She started lessons with her brother B...
Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...
Description: Problems of insect and plant disease control are discussed at the 13th annual Insect Control Conference at the Hotel Loraine. About 120 representatives of...
Description: A nurse weighing a baby in a scale on the floor.
Date: date unknown
Description: Full-length studio portrait of two men in front of a painted backdrop. The men are dressed in business suits, holding cigars in their hands and using hand...
Description: Image from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with girls sitting at a table sewing, Mary Lee Griggs standing and helping, and another woman standing by t...
Description: Co-Captain Jim Martin, the All-American tackle at Notre Dame last fall, is relaxing at the home of Dr. Stuart McCormick just after he arrived in Madison. M...
Description: Gladys Heacock, escapee from Indiana State School for Girls, who pleaded guilty to stealing a State car, and another woman sit in the Dane County jail.
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