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Flood Damage

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: View from nearby roof of flood damage which caused the collapse of the roof of the Lark Cocktail Lounge at 2554 University Avenue.

Date: 1949-08-03 

Description: Mrs. Charles Slightam and her grandsons, Pierre, left, and Warren Slightam, right. Pierre, 15, came in first at the recent Madison Soap Box Derby and will...

Date: 1918 

Description: Lincoln Monument construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Workmen are standing around the perimeter of a large hole while others are dig...


Amund Reindahl

Date:  date unknown

Description: Amund Reindahl, standing outdoors and posing with a hat in his hand, was a friend of Louis Schoelkopf. He was Dane County register of deeds from 1899 to 19...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman wearing a hat, high-collared blouse, jacket, and long skirt sits in a rowboat while rowing a small boat, presumably on Lake Mendota. A cat sits at...

Date: 1980-11 

Description: Presumably the back side of a service station located at 2663 South Stoughton Road, south of McFarland.


St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1956 

Description: Exterior of building and lawn. There is a large white cross on top of the building over the entrance. Trees fill the lawn in front.

View the online collection of Photo Copy Service photographs taken in Madison from the 1920s through 1960s.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: The Hotel Washington being destroyed by a fire on Feb. 18, 1996.


Machine Shop

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down hill of Machine Shop, Electrical Laboratory and Industrial Arts Laboratory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Description: Lewis Arms embraces his neighbor Helen Berry behind the house at 629 Milton Street.

Date: 1899-04-24 

Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall, a four-story dormitory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Music Hall is on the right behind the dorm.

Date: 1940-06-26 

Description: Page from the Neighborhood House log book of bike hosteling trips sponsored by the settlement house, with images of girls on their bikes and resting on a d...

Date: 1953-06-10 

Description: Four couples sit on the lawn of the John C. and Ida Doerfer home at 4105 Chippewa Drive during a buffet supper for Nakoma School graduates. Left to right,...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...


Drum Majorette

Date: 1948-06-26 

Description: Mrs. Schafer (?) in a drum majorette costume in a marching position with a baton and wearing boots, posing outdoors near a house.


Keenan House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Keenan House at 28 East Gilman Street, which was the residence of Dr. George Keenan, Chauncey Williams, and Col. J.H. Knight, and today a Madison landm...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...

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