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Date: 1948-09-24 

Description: Three of thirty-one buildings built to house University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members at Eagle Heights.

Date: 1949-01-06 

Description: Five fire fighters, Kendall Niebuhr, William J. Sullivan, John G. Randall, Chief Edward J. Page, and Gill S. Stone, pose with newly customized rescue truck...


Empty Billboard

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: An empty billboard stands on factory grounds. In the background, field crops are visible.

Date: 1949-02-09 

Description: Three aerial views of the John Fluckiger farm and farm buildings amid snow-covered fields near Verona, operated by son Ivan Fluckiger.

Date: 1898 

Description: Archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay during the Spanish-American W...

Date: 1898 

Description: Decorated arch erected on State Street as part of the Semi-Centennial celebration of statehood. The arch bears a representation of Commodore Dewey's victor...

Date: 1945-08-13 

Description: Prep school students, Sue Weston and Sibyl Reese, who will attend the San Luis Ranch School near Colorado Springs, Colorado.


University Heights

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view from Summit Avenue looking east over University Heights and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Threshing Grain

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A stationary McCormick-Deering thresher in action at the E.J. Shuster Farm.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 45

Date:  date unknown

Description: The house was smaller than its legendary fill of righteousness
The author knelt before the scratched and wintered argument
to learn that Grace, in an...


Seeing the Elephant

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and adults watching the elephant at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This photograph was made by Harold Home as illustration for "Wisconsin:...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.


Fence Line

Date: 1962-12-01 ca.

Description: A wooden snow fence lines a large field. Trees and hills are in the background.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This card which is postmarked 1912 shows the zinc statutes on the stone gateways near the sidewalk at Monona Avenue (now Martin Luther King Blvd). Original...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: Doris Peterson of Dodgeville, and Niles Ernst of Green Bay, look over the display of pocket editions of books operated by John C. Leonard at the Union Bus...

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,...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1917 before

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View from Bascom Hill includes the Lincoln Monument in front of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along shoreline of Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse on...

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Three children, and a toddler in a stroller, pose at the edge of the street in front of the Faber home at 5706 Dogwood Place, Madison, Wisconsin. A decorat...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View along sidewalk of Main Street, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and walking across the street. Storefronts line both sides of the street.

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