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Date: 1950-10-11 

Description: Pictured is the city of Madison street department's new $4,000 leaf loader during operations in the 12th Ward. The suction unit, which is like a huge "vacu...

Date: 1930-06-07 

Description: View from street of the facade of the Capitol Theatre at 209 State Street. The marquee is advertising the movie, "Journey's End." There is a crowd on the s...


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A public bus crosses the bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood, looking east.

Date: 1940-09-10 

Description: Black Eagle Service Station, 1039 East Washington Avenue, featuring Goodrich tires and batteries and Pennzoil.

Date: 1929-12-17 

Description: Construction of Lake View Tuberculosis Sanatorium, nearing completion. The building is located at 1202 Northport Drive.

Date: 1898-05-31 

Description: Cyanotype elevated view across Langdon Street from the Red Gym of the Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters under construction.

Date: 1946-08-03 

Description: Lieutenant General Eaker at the Madison airport in front of a B-17 bomber. He is shown with State Representative K. Henry (R-Jefferson) and welcoming commi...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Winter scene with children sledding down 400 block of North Pinckney Street, Madison, Wisconsin, including 10 boys on a coasting bobsled. Three houses are...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.


Description: View down East Washington Avenue towards a motorcycle with a sidecar. It is parked outside the Schoelkopf Automobile dealership (not shown). The motorcycle...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1959-08-29 

Description: Shown posing with their decorated bicycles during the Eastmorland bike parade are (L-R) Joanne Pederson, Donna Pollock, James Boerke, and Robert Boeing.

Date: 1931-08-27 

Description: Virginia Gillette demonstrates how residents in the 400 block of Virginia Terrace are combating traffic dangers by spanking. Dicky Dupois is over her knee,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from Lake Mendota of buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The boathouse, Armory (later the Red Gym or Old Red), and Science Hall c...


Owen Drive Marker

Date: 1972-10-09 

Description: Owen Drive stone street marker placed across from Holy Cross Cemetery at Highland and Regent Streets.

Date: 1947-07-29 

Description: Two children on bicycles waiting for a Milwaukee Road train to "unblock" the entrances to Brittingham Park. Most children not on bicycles crawled under the...

Date: 1962-07 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking west down State Street. A man and woman walk up the stairs leading to the capitol building.

Date: 1961-06-20 

Description: Exterior view of Madison Gas & Electric Company Blount Street electric power plant. View includes power plant, smoke stacks, electric-line towers, and car...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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