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Machine Shop

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down hill of Machine Shop, Electrical Laboratory and Industrial Arts Laboratory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Max Fernekes of Mineral Point with a display of his watercolors and sketches for a one-man show at the State Historical Museum. He was also a featured arti...


Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1952-06-22 

Description: Campers Marilyn Homes, left, and Patricia Brown, right, learn to read a sundial at the Brownie Hoyt Park Day Camp.

Date: 1957-11-20 

Description: Portrait of Randall Elementary School student Michael Bollig, age 8, who created a Thanksgiving cut-out poster.

Date: 1954-03-08 

Description: Police Officer Robert Ferris stands near a canopy that ripped loose from a Truax Field jet fighter and landed in the Rentschler Floral Company plat a block...

Date: 1928-06-01 

Description: Doty Street side of post office and courthouse nearly completed. Three automobiles parked at the curb in front of the building.


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: Doctor Lawrence V. Littig cooks a steak on a grill while his wife Sally and seven-year-old son Norman look on.


Description: A view of a bridge in Tenney Park surrounded by shrubs and trees.


Wingra Area

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dudgeon neighborhood looking across Monroe Street to Lake Wingra with Knickerbocker Ice house (1895-1937) in background. Houses identified from left are 62...

Date: 1958-03 

Description: Action shot from Shawano versus North in the State High School Basketball Tournament.

Date: 1935-08-26 

Description: Group portrait of Soap Box Scooter champions and adults in front of GAR Hall, 118 Monona Avenue. Also shows portion of Monona Hotel, 114 Monona Avenue, and...

Date: 1979-01-03 

Description: After being sworn in, Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus delivers his inaugural address. Second from the right is the former acting governor, Martin Schreiber,...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: The condemned landmark building at 113 South Webster Street will be torn down starting July 20, 1948. The used furniture business of the Arneson Brothers w...


Resting on a Porch

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...

Date: 1941-02-28 

Description: Women's style show at Manchesters Department Store with six female models wearing long dresses on stage, and a female announcer at the microphone.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1934-09-15 

Description: Group portrait of more than 40 children with Buster Brown at 'Buster Brown' party at Burdick and Murray Department Store.


Auto Shop Interior

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three men standing in front of vehicles inside Theodore O. "Ted" Helleckson's first automobile repair shop in Madison, the West Side Garage, at 621 Univers...

Date: 1961-10 

Description: Children's Service Society is one of 29 United Givers agencies. It provides services to unwed mothers and facilitates adoptions and foster placements of c...

Date: 1957-10-01 

Description: Members of the De Porres Guild make preparations for the upcoming bazaar. Proceeds will benefit the Blessed Martin Guild which conducts social, recreationa...

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