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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A young girl feeds a flock of chickens outside the Leslie Bird house. Several other residences are visible in the background.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students stand on a Lake Mendota pier watching others swim.
Description: Men working on construction of dormitories on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Construction works are on top of a partially constructed frame an...
Description: A tour guide shows new St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing students around Madison. Viewing Vilas Park and Lake Wingra are, left to right, Sheila Deseve,...
Description: Elevated view of residences and university buildings made from the Capitol Hotel. Three University of Wisconsin-Madison buildings are in the upper left. Ho...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Madison skyline, including the Wisconsin State Capitol, from the south shore of Lake Monona.
Description: Madison Soap Box Derby Parade with the VFW Color Guard. Kroger Super Market and Uptown Liquor Store, located on the 100 block of East Washington Avenue, ar...
Description: Elevated view of the Freedom Train, on the tracks behind the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad station, 644 West Washington Avenue. The Freed...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Joe Hess using a circling machine to create a barrel head at the Hess Cooperage.
Description: A house at 803 East Gorham Street.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: A view looking up King Street from Butler Street toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. It appears there is work being done on the dome.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Park Hotel on the Capitol Square.
Description: One of the houses in the Parade of Homes is built with a carport. This house was designed by H.E. Postweiler.
Description: Father Petit Memorial School, on the corner of Washington Avenue and Henry Street. The school was in operation from 1911-1962.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison. Site of the first dairy school at a state university, built in 1889. Three-story building, with vines growing on the porch...
Description: Luanne Unbehaun of Richland Center is crowned Madison Soap Box Derby Princess by beauty queen Jackie Stafford. Looking on at right is Lee Baron of Baron's...
Description: View of the 400 block of State Street, between Gorham and Gilman Streets, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: The residence of "Cap" Barnes at 129 North Baldwin Street.
Description: Lewis Arms, Jr. at 18 months old, standing on porch steps. On the back of the photograph is written "The Best Son in this Whole World".
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