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Description: Waltrud Gartzke (left), a hostess for the coffee hour for new U.S. citizens, visits with Catherine Brunn from Germany, now living in Wisconsin Dells.
Description: Three Methodist Bishops, honored guests at a national meeting to promote the program, "Advance for Christ and His Church". Shown in clergy robes: seated,...
Description: This map shows streets, railroads, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, golf courses, parks, Truax Field, and country clubs. Also included are street,...
Description: Four members of the Madison Curling Club inspect their new clubhouse at Burr Jones Field on East Washington Avenue. Pictured are Dr. Ralph E. Campbell, Lau...
Date: date unknown
Description: The sewage disposal plant showing the settling basins and colloidal. The main pumping station for the sewage was situated near the Chicago, Milwaukee and S...
Description: Four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary, including Mrs. Hazel Miller, the national president, in a horse-drawn carriage in front of the Chic...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...
Description: Wrestlers square off during a first-round bout at 167 pounds in the city high school wrestling tournament between two football players. Lloyd Holzwarth, We...
Description: Group of women surrounding a serving table at the Silver Tea, benefiting the YWCA at the Governor's residence, 130 E. Gilman St.
Description: Members of the Queen of Peace Church Women's Catholic Order of the Foresters Pearl Gaffney (left) and Laura Ostrowsky present a check for $500 for the Bapt...
Description: Journalist "Roundy" Coughlin (right) confers with Wisconsin basketball coach "Bud" Foster regarding an alarm clock.
Description: Interior of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue at James Madison Park. Bob Freeman and Jim Harris are inspecting the interior of the structure after it was move...
Description: Fauerbach Brewery on the right, and looking northeast along Williamson Street, Madison Drug Co., 654 Williamson Street, International Harvester Co., 706 Wi...
Description: Howard Morey flying an airplane that advertised Pennco Oil, his distributorship of Waco airplanes, and his flying school. His diverse operations were typic...
Description: Grace and Congregational Churches.
Description: Group portrait of the basketball team from Lakewood Grade School.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Bear pits at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911, with a polar bear in the nearest display area.
Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...
Description: Campaign poster for 1972 Democratic Presidential nominee George McGovern, who lost the election to Richard Nixon. Features a large screen printed brown pic...
Date: 1971-04 ca.
Description: Poster advertising a Reach Out parade, held April 24, 1971, in downtown Madison. Features four white hands on a sky blue background, merging from different...
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