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Description: Portrait of J.H. Svendsen (left), owner of Svendsen's Painting and Decorating Firm at 118 State Street, and Joe Borecek, retail store manager. The store wa...
Description: Ray-O-Vac & RMR promotional exhibit set up at the Capitol Theatre. "This battery is the heart of the Handie Talkie seen in the Warner hit 'Objective Bur...
Description: An honor guard of Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus leads a procession of 300 members of the Catholic Holy Name Society from the Catholic Center on East Wi...
Description: Aline W. Hazard stands behind two seated women who are making crafts.
Description: A man measures chemicals on an old scale in Ricketts laboratory at the Agriculture Chemistry Building, on the University of Wisconsin campus.
Description: Alex Wilmott, golf pro at Maple Bluff Country Club since 1929, completing his golf swing.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Description: Winifred Layden attends the farewell dinner for her retirement from the Madison Vocational and Adult School home economics department.
Description: View from behind of Lewis Arms riding his 1946 Harley-Davidson Flathead motorcycle on the sidewalk of the 1800 block of Beld Street. On the back of his ja...
Description: Elevated view from Wisconsin State Capitol, showing Main Street side of square, looking down Monona Avenue (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Buildings...
Date: 1950 before
Description: Lewis Arms strums a guitar, with one foot resting on the bumper of a car at 629 Milton Street.
Description: Members of area Chicago and North Western Railroad Women's Clubs gather in Madison. The women include Mrs. Arthur Rowbottom, Monica Gordon, Mrs. Claude Tho...
Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison lower campus and the surrounding neighborhoods. Lake Mendota and Picnic Point are in the background.
Description: Group portrait of the East High School basketball team.
Description: Exterior view of Donald and Mary Reppen's new residence and yard at 2901 Sylvan Avenue.
Description: Mrs. Grace Pekel, principal of Shorewood Hill school, retiring after serving as principal at that school since 1928.
Description: Five delegates to the Wisconsin Elks 46th annual convention at the Madison Elks Lodge. Left to right are R.W. Gustafson, Ashland; Frank T. Lynde, Antigo, s...
Description: Christmas shoppers crossing the street (walking away from the photographer) at the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27...
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