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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of an octagonal bandstand in a city park.

Date: 1925 

Description: View across lawn of exterior of the Catholic Church, a stone and brick building with stained glass windows. A man is walking down the tree-lined sidewalk o...


Art As War

Date: 2013 ca.

Description: Graffiti on the wall next to the doorway of the Hollywood Theatre. On the left is a stenciled image of a girl wearing a jumper and on the right is the text...

Date: 1959-05-21 

Description: Robert Retzlaff (left), manager of the newly opened Ben Franklin variety store at 4204 Monona Drive, poses on his store's first day of business. Merchandis...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the southeast from the Capitol Square. The Tenney Building appears behind the original first National Bank that was demolished t...


Bridge Construction

Date: 1906 

Description: Steel span railroad bridge under construction over Cedar Creek.


Description: Group of men posing in two rows in a field. The men sitting and crouching in the front row are wearing folded down rubber boots. The men standing behind th...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, streets, and railroads.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, city limits, cemeteries, schools, outdoor theater, Lumberjack Bowl, and Historyland among other attractions.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lake Marion, and the railroad tracks that run along it on the left. A train belching smoke is coming up the tracks. A road runs along the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved street of the Gribble Brothers Imperial Cafe, which is a two-story wood frame building with a small porch and balcony. Two men are standi...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.

Date: 1907-08 ca.

Description: The dismantling of the dome of the third Wisconsin State Capitol began with the removal of the 32-foot flagpole. The eagle at the top of the pole was an 1...

Date: 1936 

Description: View of a room in Pendarvis House. There is a map of Cornwall over the fireplace. A bedwarmer and a bellows sit at the base of the hearth.

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: A group of 32 draftees pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse before leaving Baraboo for Columbus Barracks in Ohio. There are paper tags attached...


Built — 1852

Date: 1910 

Description: Photographic postcard of a three-quarter view of the exterior of an abandoned church. There are broken shutters in the belfry and a broken window in front.

Date: 1926 

Description: View up slope towards two small cottages at the Coldwater Canyon Hotel. A man with a tennis racket is seated on the porch of the cottage on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two guest cottages on the edge of the Wisconsin River. Both cottages have screened-in porches. There is a round garden on the lawn surrounded by stones. An...

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...

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