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Date: 1960-04-11 

Description: Three nurses from University Hospitals are appointed lieutenants in the Army Nurse Corps Reserve. Major Duane F. Alexander, unit adviser from the 44th Gene...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is thrown into the air by another man during judo instruction at the YMCA.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Howard Morey (left) was associated with most of the airports in Madison. Prior to World War II he managed Madison Municipal Airport and when the military t...

Date: 1917 

Description: Dean W.A. Henry, University President Thomas C. Chamberlin, and Stephen M. Babcock with Babcock's butterfat testing device.

Date: 1960-01-19 

Description: James Schmitz, center, is awarded a plaque naming him "Outstanding Young Man" of 1959 by John Shiels of the Madison Junior Chamber of Commerce. Looking on...

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of timber mechanics outdoors at the Forest Products Laboratory.

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Lloyd Phillips poses in the delivery truck for Kasdin's Fancy Groceries & Meats at 402 West Lakeside Street.


Grave Excavation

Date: 1918-07-13 

Description: Boxed bones from graves found on University Hill (later Bascom Hill). Two men, seen from the waist down, are standing behind the boxes containing the remai...

Date: 1960-02-06 

Description: Five men are honored by District 3 of the Four Lakes Boy Scout Council. Seated left to right: Dr. J. Bill Plummer and Ed Bryant. Standing left to right: Ha...


Ski Jumper

Date: 1911 

Description: Skier heading down the jump at Stoughton with spectators in the foreground.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Scene along “Willow Drive,” later known as "University Drive," on the shore of Lake Mendota, showing the neo-Gothic carved bridge. View from shoreline of t...


Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1958-11-17 

Description: The Uptown Kiwanis Club honored six outstanding Dane County farmers at its recent recognition meeting during National Farm-City Week. Shown (left to right)...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three O'Dea sisters and an unidentified man pose while looking out the left side of an automobile. The automobile has a fabric roof but no windows. A dirt...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1956 

Description: Young couple riding in a hydroplane speedboat.

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Brothers Franklin Myers, 19, University of Wisconsin student (left), and Russell Myers, 22, Mechanic for the Madison Bus Company (right) buy their own plan...

Date: 1960-04-11 

Description: William D. Byrne, 4031 Monona Drive, was appointed Dane County District Attorney by Governor Gaylord Nelson, for the unexpired term of Joseph W. Bloodgood.

Date: 1961-05-20 

Description: Madison Moose Lodge No. 1451 honored its 1960-61 bowling champions. Seated are George Statz, singles winner and Larry Pagel and Ray Werrndli, doubles champ...


Thompson Tent Show

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. Two tents, a tall wagon, an automobile and a truck are set up in a field or park with houses and trees in...

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