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James Forman

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man in a suit, tentatively identified as James Forman, walks separately alongside a large group of African American men and women. They are walking alon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from field towards group of people, men and women, posing with sheep and cattle in a pen next to a barn. There are haystacks in the background on the...

Date: 1901 

Description: Florentina and Alexander Krueger standing in a barn wearing traditional Pomeranian attire. Alexander is smoking his fathers pipe while holding an umbrella...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the east from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1908 

Description: C.F. Kaufman and his wife seated on a bicycle which he adapted to run, as a three-wheeled cycle, on railroad rails.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...



Date: 2012 ca.

Description: A neon sign with a bottle of Miller Lite for the "i" spells “Pride” in the window of the "Chances R" gay bar on Jay Street. The word "Pride" is underlined...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...



Date: 1928 

Description: Photographic postcard view across road of the creamery. The entrance is on the left and a loading dock is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a row of cabins on the right. A drive leads to the main building of Van Hill Modern Cabins in the background on the left.

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Date: 1934 

Description: Public building improvement under the state Civil Works Administration, project number 14. Carpenter and painter at work.


Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Date: 1892 

Description: First page of calendar for January and February, 1892. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on a stone wall watching a man using a Buckeye mower in...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a building housing a store and post office, surrounded by trees next to a lake.


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Date: 1904-09 

Description: Alexander Krueger family eating watermelon in a hay barn. Alexander, Edgar, and Jennie each hold a slice of watermelon, while Florentina cuts up slices of...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Delmer Miller stands in a farm wagon while farm hand, Gus Setser, shovels corn from the back end. The wagon is hitched to a Farmall H tractor and is parked...

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: Tornado damage showing a broken, twisted tree laying on the ground and on the roof of a farmhouse. The roof and wall have been crushed.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...

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