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Date: 1960-11-15 

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.

Date: 1949-10-04 

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,...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, golf courses, parks, Truax Field, and country clubs. Also included are street,...

Date: 1949-12-28 

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...

Date: 1944-10-05 

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...

Date: 1959-02-07 

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...


Women at YWCA Tea

Date: 1944-04-26 

Description: Group of women surrounding a serving table at the Silver Tea, benefiting the YWCA at the Governor's residence, 130 E. Gilman St.

Date: 1956-07-19 

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...

Date: 1950-11-13 

Description: Journalist "Roundy" Coughlin (right) confers with Wisconsin basketball coach "Bud" Foster regarding an alarm clock.

Date: 1971-07 

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...


Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1931-08-12 

Description: Fauerbach Brewery on the right, and looking northeast along Williamson Street, Madison Drug Co., 654 Williamson Street, International Harvester Co., 706 Wi...

Date: 1928-04-17 

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.

Date: 1959-03-11 

Description: Group portrait of the basketball team from Lakewood Grade School.


Henry Vilas Zoo

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.

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...

Date: 1972-09 

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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