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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...
Description: A view looking south down Wisconsin Avenue toward the Capitol Square where portions of the second and third Wisconsin State Capitols are visible. This pers...
Description: "When this airplane developed engine trouble, it was forced to land on the Myron Weninger farm, south of Theresa. Hillary Weninger explains what happened."
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: East wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol building (second in Madison) photographed from the U.S. Hotel building which was located at the corner of Ea...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Soldiers stand in formation on the lawn in front of the Historical Society. Bicyclists ride by in the foreground. In the background is the University of Wi...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Lincoln School with trees in the foreground.
Description: Six people standing on the porch of L.J. Ryan Dry Goods and Groceries. A sign above the door says: Post Office North Andover." A team of two horses are pul...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...
Description: Walkway near back of building with lawn and trees on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: "School children plant three trees in the village park near Firemen's Park."
Description: The station at 480 East Main Street was built around 1939-1940. Despite having a string of owners, the building has experienced very little change in appea...
Description: New junior ski jump at Hoyt Park. The jump is thirty-five feet high and is estimated to allow up to sixty-foot jumps under ideal conditions.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down a dirt road. The City Hotel is on the left. Farther down the road on a sidewalk a man talks on a platform while a group of men listen.
Description: Letterhead of the Riverside Sanitarium of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a view of the grounds, including three sanitarium buildings, and rows of trees in the...
Description: A bird's-eye view illustration of the Northern Electrical Manufacturing Company. The company was founded in 1895 by four Madison businessmen, Conrad M. Con...
Date: 1928-08-13 ca.
Description: An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, wh...
Description: View down Hill Street. An automobile crosses an intersection while others park on either side of the street. The Green Lake County Courthouse, built in 1...
Description: View from shoreline of lumber mill on the bank of the Chippewa River, with steam emitting from the smokestacks. A bridge over the river is in the right bac...
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