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Date:  date unknown

Description: The sewage disposal plant showing the settling basins and colloidal. The main pumping station for the sewage was situated near the Chicago, Milwaukee and S...

Date: 1900 

Description: A southeast view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Ladies' Hall. In the foreground two men are working in the road among piles of dirt and rock.

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of horse-drawn milk wagons and drivers posing in front of the Kennedy Dairy Company, 621-629 West Washington Avenue. Some drivers are standin...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...


Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1912 

Description: View from railroad tracks towards the back of the canning company. There are freight cars parked near the loading dock. Two smoke stacks are on the roof. O...

Date: 1909 

Description: View over railroad tracks towards the railroad water tank.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion of Wingra Park...

Date: 1960-05-20 

Description: Black Earth telephone company maintenance truck in front of the local office.

Date: 1911 

Description: The title page of the "Atlas of Dane County, Wisconsin."

Date: 1955 

Description: Exterior view of the Wil-Kil Pest Control building at 705 Williamson Street. The sign above the entrance features a rat and a cockroach depicted in neon.

Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: A crane places the gilded bronze statue, "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, on top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.


The Ninth Ward

Date: 1916 

Description: The Ninth Ward at the corner of Park and Regent Streets. This was considered to be part of the Greenbush area, which became Madison's first urban renewal p...


Science Hall

Date: 1929 

Description: View across Observatory Drive of east facade of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1954 

Description: A rainy, nighttime view of the corner of Main and Carroll streets on the Capitol Square. The neon signs of the Prescription Pharmacy and the Park Hotel lig...

Date: 1896 

Description: View from sloped lawn of the Lake Mendota shoreline, with the Olin boathouse in the foreground, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on the ri...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the construction of the fourth Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

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