Madison West Relays

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Members of the Port Washington High School track team's 880 yard relay team set record at the Madison West Relays held at the Camp Randall Memorial buildin...


Optimist Week

Date: 1950-11-09 

Description: Acting City Manager George Forster signs a proclamation to observe Optimist Week in Madison. Standing left to right are: C. B. Beebe, director of the Optim...


Howard Hughes

Date: 1932 

Description: Howard Hughes on the set of "Sky Devils," a comedy about World War I aviation that starred Spencer Tracy. Hughes reused many of the airplanes he obtained f...

Date: 1952-07-01 

Description: Robert Timlin of the Timlin Lumber Company gives some pointers to Kenny Kelm, who will be sponsored by the lumber company in the upcoming soap box derby ra...

Date: 1945-01-29 

Description: Exterior view of Richards Brothers Pharmacy. Featured prominently on the exterior are signs for both Kodak Film and Whitman's Chocolates.

Date: 1964-08-22 ca.

Description: A grove of cedar trees on Schoolhouse Beach. Lake Michigan is visible through the trees and a picnic table is placed near the shoreline.

Date: 1973 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1947-11-11 

Description: Four members of Madison Youth Council are shown lounging around a movie camera in a woodland setting. They were making a movie, "Make Way for Youth".

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of children are seated at a long table loaded with desserts. The boys sit on the left and girls on the right. Many are clutching what appear...

Date: 1924-01-02 

Description: Interior of an International truck, most likely a model 63, with the cab removed. A blurred image of a man can be seen on the right.


A Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a bridge, taken from the bank of the stream.

Date: 1931-05-25 

Description: The Waukesha Flying Club and their jointly owned Waco 10. The members are (row 1, left to right) Charles Gittner, Joe Rombough, and Roy Winzenreid and (row...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.

Date: 1924-09-06 

Description: Drawing of a mid-1920s International Harvester Bus. This drawing was possibly used for advertising and catalogs for the International Harvester Company.


Aerial View of Town


Description: Aerial view of the town, including the Wisconsin River, and the surrounding countryside.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men pose next to a silo that is under construction, with wood scaffolding around it.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones and his sister Florence Lloyd Jones (Bis or Bisser) each sit in separate coaster wagons.


Description: A view of the river passing through Watertown looking north from the Milwaukee Street bridge.


Description: A group of Pima Agency male students on agency grounds.

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