Date: 2010-06-18 

Description: "Joanne was our waitress at Char House Pub and Grill, Beaver Dam. Ward Woltman and Sandy Miller were our guests. After nearly 13 years, we are closing out...


Description: Stereograph view looking down State Street from the State Capitol during the construction of the fourth capitol building. The image features the capitol sq...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men standing and posing with cattle in between two farm buildings. This farmstead may be a model farm, an experimental farm of the late 19th and early...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map of the prehistoric fort at Circleville with annotations by Daniel Drake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw ferry, Ann Arbor No. 7, at Frankfort. Later named Viking, then Viking I.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A farmer wearing hat is standing in the middle distance beside a bull. Behind him is a large silo.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of an unidentified European American man posing sitting on logs, smoking a cigarette.

Date: 1953-06-23 

Description: Wolff, Kubly and Hirsig Company opens new store on Monday, June 29th. Pictured is the basement which contains Do It Yourself, paint, wallpaper, tools, nail...

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Members of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert to be held in the Central High School auditorium. Shown (left to rig...


Church Windows

Date: 1963-05-04 ca.

Description: A detail of the glass facade of Faith Lutheran Church.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from behind the counter of men lined up in the Second Office of the State Employment Agency. Three people in the foreground are providing assistance,...

Date: 1951-06-15 

Description: Hundreds of students in cap and gown listen to a Commmencement Day speaker. Honored guests, most in cap and gown, sit on stage. On the far right center is...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Backstage dressing rooms in Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of kitchen in Hyland House. Built in 1660, the house is still standing. Room features a fireplace with rifle hanging above, iron fireplace tools, a Sh...

Date: 1916 

Description: Sonia Sokoloff (played by Clara Kimball Young) stands in a doorway and gestures toward a bedroom to two police officers. The officer with his head thrown b...


Power Mower


Description: Cutting the grass with a large lawn mower near the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House (currently Camp Randall Stadium).


Thompson House

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The William Thompson family on the porch roof of their substantial brick bracket style house with shutters and with latticework at its foundation. A girl o...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Man sitting in an International Model G delivery truck along street curb. The truck was owned by G. Dattilo & Sons, wholesalers of fruits, and featured a...


Lincoln Day Dinner

Date: 1950-02-14 

Description: Dozens of Dane County Republicans are shown seated at Turner Hall at the Lincoln Day Dinner eating boxed chicken.

Date: 1950-07-07 

Description: Pictured are three newly-elected officers of the United Givers' Fund. Left to right are: Bernhard Mautz, president; Morgan Manchester, first vice-presiden...

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