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Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street level view of Grand Avenue showing a trolley, a crosswalk, crowded sidewalks and tall buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building has arched windows and a bell tower. Above the entrance is a round window...

Date: 1951-05-11 

Description: Aerial view of downtown Madison looking from West Washington Avenue to East Washington Avenue.

Photograph

Elevator "A"

Date: 1980 before

Description: Stereograph; elevated view of what was supposedly the largest elevator in the world at the time. Though there is a Peirce & Whaling Company imprint over t...

Photograph

Palmyra Spring

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Palmyra Spring, called variously "Blue Spring" and "Aurelian Spring".

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1862 

Description: Drawn the second year of the Civil War, this 1862 map of Milwaukee shows post offices, light houses, beacon lights, county buildings, elevator warehouses,...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map after a fire destroyed a large area of the town. In memory of the Great Conflagration on April 28th, 1875. Taken from the North-Side.

Photograph

High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple...

Date: 1931-06 

Description: This map is a photocopy of a map that has been hand colored and shows streets, the Wisconsin River, Mill Pond, and points of interest that include a school...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1911 

Description: View looking down between railroad tracks towards the depot with an oncoming freight train on a third track on the far left. A group of people are standing...

Date: 1923-03-16 

Description: A view taken shortly after a snowfall looking toward Luther Memorial Church.

Photograph

Lake Monona

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of dirt parking lot between a road and the lake. Steam is rising from the lake, and the far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Snow-covered residential street with houses on each side.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, taken from Main Street. An automobile drives past other parked cars and storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of Colonel Elihu Phillips home, built in 1854.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The West Madison Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad station, with train cars on the tracks.

Date: 1940 

Description: Shows property ownership, store divisions, and bus stops. "Sept. 12, 1940." Oriented with north to the right. Insets: "Trade area" location map and enlarge...

Date: 1926-04-03 

Description: The Orpheum Theater under construction, 216 State Street, looking east at back side of buildings on State Street, with construction workers, truck and stea...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.

Date: 1951-03-22 

Description: Exterior view of the Francis T. Hanson house, located at 717 Redland Drive in the Burke Heights subdivision. It was built by the Bewick Building Company at...

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