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Date: 1961-08-29 

Description: H.I. Peterson, longtime dahlia fancier, examines some of the dahlias in his garden as he decides which ones to enter in the annual Dahlia and Flower Show s...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1916-10-10 

Description: View from distance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) dome burning on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Smoke is billowing out from the building...


Description: Exterior view of the disintegrating Benjamin Walker Castle in the 900 block of E. Gorham Street. The castle was built by an Englishman, Benjamin Walker, ab...

Date: 1961-05-06 

Description: Four Madison West high school athletes represent spring sports at the spring sports banquet. Left to right are Phil Johnson, golf; Red Putnam, track; Jim C...

Date: 1931-10-14 

Description: A group of women representing Disabled American Veterans poses with Mayor Albert G. Schmedeman and a plaque proclaiming Forget-Me-Not Day.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin physical education interpretive dance students perform out of doors in a grassy meadow.


Summer Visitors

Date: 1950-07-03 

Description: Portrait of Martha Lynne Dean, age 5 1/2, with one of her Japanese dolls and her parents Mrs. and Major William A. Dean who are returned from Kyoto, Japan.

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Sherman Elementary School, 1601 North Sherman Avenue, showing the new two story addition with a gym, nine classrooms and four special purpose rooms.

Date: 1876-07-04 

Description: Stereograph of view of procession, military company and citizens at Great Centennial Day at the Capitol Square. Scene at Main and Carroll Streets showing t...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Rear elevation of Herbert Jacob's Residence I, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, during construction.

Date: 1949-08-30 

Description: Madison Newspapers Incorporated, located at 115 North Carroll Street, displays a new sign at the entrance.

Date: 1944-10-12 

Description: Betty Lou Borenson and Cynthia Alexander preparing University of Wisconsin-Madison Homecoming decorations in the Memorial Union student workshop.

Date: 1960-11-06 

Description: Irma Kress, Francis Kress, Henry Hron and Lilah Hron Richard and Jean Potter attend a Christmas party thrown by Robert and Irwin Goodman for the employees...


Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1954-12-23 

Description: Louise Marston (right), society editor, accepts a check from three barbershop singers for the Wisconsin State Journal's Empty Stocking Fund. The donation i...

Date: 1950-05-04 

Description: Official 1950 Soap Box Derby wheels are now available to any boy wishing to enter the 12th annual Wisconsin State Journal-Capital garage event. Charles Wh...

Date: 1949-11-12 

Description: University of Wisconsin senior law students take part in the tradition of tossing their canes over the south goal post crossbar at Camp Randall stadium. Th...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A view of the State Historical Society from the east.

Date: 1945-07-28 

Description: Monarch Machine Shop, Inc., 2530 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Date: 1934-09-27 

Description: Man filling automobile at Shell Service Station, located at 2643 University Avenue. Another man is working on an automobile on a lift outside the station.

Date: 1950-08-25 

Description: Mrs. William O'Meara (Ruth Byrns) of Chicago poses with her daughter, Felicity, as they visit her father, Daniel Byrns, in Madison before leaving for Engl...

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