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Date: 1948-10-02 

Description: View of the Blied Building, 29 West Main Street, showing the South Carroll Street facade with a wood scaffold built over the sidewalk. The scaffolding was...


Description: View looking across East Washington Avenue towards five new cars on tow trucks parked in the middle of the street near the Schoelkopf Ford Automobile deale...

Date: 1971-03-11 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Social Science building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus as a "strike center." Features a photograph of the Social Scie...


Pony Rides

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Children on pony rides at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo)


Park Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Park Street, looking toward Lake Mendota. A portion of the Wisconsin Historical Society can be seen on the righthand side of the photo.

Date: 1920-02 

Description: Side view of a Bjerk's Grocery wagon parked on a snowy street in front of the shop, which was located at 1 N. Blair Street (at E. Washington Avenue).

Date: 1959-05-07 

Description: A car to be awarded to the winner of a limerick contest for the East Side Businessmen Association (ESBMA) festival. Shown with the car are Leo Kronenberg,...


Pinckney Street


Description: View of Pinckney Street, about 1860, from the roof of the Fairchild Block at the corner of East Main and South Pinckney looking northwest toward Lake Mendo...

Date: 1946-09-07 

Description: Winnebago Auto Parts Company, 103 North Park Street. Three salesmen are in the store in front of a display of auto parts.


Masonic Temple

Date: 1923 

Description: An old Masonic Temple and a new temple under construction.


Dane County Jail

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The Dane County Jail. To the right is the sheriff's residence.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the South Madison Chicago and North Western Railroad Station located next to the railroad tracks that cross Lakeside Street. In the foregr...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the north side of the 400 block of State Street. Businesses include: Chocolate House, College Boot Shop, Wee-Wash-It, Schwartz...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Madison's old Central Fire Station (1881-1904), 10 South Webster Street, with Police Station on the left. Probably photographed at the turn of the century...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Residential block of North Sherman Avenue between McPherson and Farragut Street, across from Sherman School.

Date: 1952-10-18 

Description: Aerial view of Madison General Hospital, the surrounding Greenbush and Vilas neighborhoods, and Camp Randall in the background.

Date: 1950-03-02 

Description: Spectators watch as black smoke pours from the burning second floor of the Pyramid Motor Company at 434 West Gilman Street after a gas tank explosion that...

Date: 1934-10-25 

Description: Delivery truck for Pantorium Cleaners, 558 State Street, with Hanks mansion, located at 525 Wisconsin Avenue, in the background among trees.

Date:  ca.

Description: Automobiles travel snow-covered East Wilson and Williamson Streets.

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