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Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of downtown Madison's Park Hotel. The Prescription Pharmacy also occupies a portion of the ground floor.


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the east from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows the Nakoma neighborhood in Madison including the "Proposed Golf Ground." The map reads: "Nakoma--the Suburb Superb." The map includes texts...


Nighthawk Nest

Date: 1960-06-18 

Description: A mother nighthawk nests with her two hawk babies on the roof of an apartment building at 2610 Monroe Street. Neighborhood children spend hours watching th...

Date: 1927 

Description: Exterior view of the College Of Agriculture building on Henry Mall at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building, showing steel work of North Wing under construction. Crowds of people are gathered on the lawn for t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

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...


Madison House Fire

Date: 1960-04-25 

Description: A crowd of onlookers stands in front of a house at 2120 Waunona Way that was engulfed in fire. The incident was caused by a lightning strike of adjacent tr...

Date: 1961 

Description: A door hanger encouraging voters to vote down the plan to discontinue plans for creation of the Monona Terrace.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: View looking through porches of residential buildings near Capitol Square.

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...


Lakeside Grocery

Date: 1931-06 

Description: View from street of a woman standing at the corner of the Lakeside Grocery, located at 109 East Lakeside Street. On her left, a sign is propped on a crate...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Date: 1915-10-30 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of people identified as "settlers" (lot buyers) to the Nakoma development. Many of the people are wearing or holding a long-stemmed...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The fourth Wisconsin State Capitol on the left, with the North Wing of the old Capitol still standing at right. The North Wing was not damaged by the fire...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Camp Randall Stadium and Field House.


View down Alley

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View between buildings downtown.


Old Water Tower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Park with a view of the water tower, which stood from 1890 to 1920.

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