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Date: 1931-06 

Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...

Date: 1980-06-18 

Description: View down street towards a large crowd gathering in a line outside the Orpheum Theater on State Street for a free 10AM Madison premiere of The Empire St...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Date: 1931-06 

Description: A man dressed in bib overalls poses with a Gardner Baking Company delivery truck. It is parked in front of Plaenert's Grocery. Over the hood in the distanc...

Date: 1953-05-16 

Description: View from street of the University of Wisconsin Marching Band parading down Mifflin Street, past the Strand Theater. This parade took place on Armed Forces...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: View from street of a man standing on the sidewalk in front of a grocery store at 300 West Lakeside Street. The overhead sign reads, "F.C. Caves, Meats and...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map features a legend of highways, railroads, parks, and service stations. The cover and inside of he map features pictures of attractions in Madison...

Historical Object

Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

Date: 1919-10-25 

Description: Exterior of an International Harvester Company branch house building at 301 South Blount Street.


Roundy's Fun Fund

Date: 1959-08-24 

Description: Martha and Betsy Dapin, left, makes the first contribution on Capitol Square for the Roundy's Fun Fund. Standing nearby is Atty. James Geisler, chair of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1953-06-28 

Description: A contestant in the Badger Kennel Dog Show is a midget bulldog held by owner Barbara Allen, age 7, of Sterling, Illinois.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Night view with streetcars at the Capitol Square on Pinckney Street. Walzinger's Drugstore is one of the prominent storefronts on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view over fields of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing Bascom Hall, the Observatory, and King Hall from University Heights. Lak...

Date: 1960-08-10 

Description: Madison firemen from Station No. 3 and their wives took 32 handicapped children to the Braves-Los Angeles baseball game in Milwaukee. Mayor Ivan Nestigen a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Telephone Company horse-drawn service and installation wagon in front of the Telephone Building. Two men sit in the wagon. A man stands in the do...

Date: 1955 

Description: Man inserting a coin in a parking meter.

Date: 1959-11 date unknown

Description: Danny Sands and Dick Goldfield (right) stand by a wood-sided station wagon with two deer tied to the front hood lid and a third deer on top of the car. The...

Date: 1932-05-26 

Description: The repair shop of the Morey Airplane Company at Royal Airport in Madison. Only months after this picture was taken, Howard Morey lost both his hangar and...

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