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Hotel Ogden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Hotel Ogden located at 149 East Wilson Street. Three men wearing suits are relaxing on the porch, with two men sitting on...


Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view of the German Evangelical Church, which has a belfry, and a steeple with a weather vane and lightning rod. There are arched windows on t...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Telephone Company horse-drawn service and installation wagon in front of the Telephone Building. Two men sit in the wagon. A man stands in the do...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman, Grace, smiles as she poses while standing in a sand pit near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. A note on the back of the pho...


University Heights

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of University Heights taken from the third floor of a home at 216 Campbell Street. Several residences can be seen in the view, including Prof...

Date: 1877 

Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...


U.S. Soldiers

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of troops marching on the road across the railroad tracks past the depot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view over fields of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing Bascom Hall, the Observatory, and King Hall from University Heights. Lak...

Date: 1931-01-19 

Description: Winter scene featuring the Camp Randall Memorial Arch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1959-01-17 

Description: View of the front of a fire-damaged commercial building at 3205 East Washington Avenue with two fire fighters, two hoses, and a ladder nearby. The signage...

Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Montrose, which is a detail from a Dane County plat map.

The Watercolors of Winifred Ford

Read about the life and career of painter Winifred Ford who created watercolors of historic Madison residences.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting in a buggy drawn by a horse wearing a fly-net. Behind him is an automobile with two men leaning against the side. Al...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Date: 1961 

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


Loyalty Day Parade

Date: 1918-04-06 

Description: Detail of a group of civilian men in the Loyalty Day parade.

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...


High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior three-quarter view of the High School, built in 1922. It is a large, three-story brick building with arched doors at the corners.

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