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Water Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed standing on top of the City Water Tower, probably seventy feet high. A smaller group of men stand at the base behind a fence, and there is snow o...


Broad Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Street side view of foot traffic on Broad Street with large brick buildings. Ed. N. Burdick, number 13.

Date: 1898 

Description: Map showing the contour depths of the lakes in northwestern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Roads, railroads, depots, churches, schools, and hotels in the area...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Postcard with three illustrations — the Cotton Mills, the First M.E. Church, and the High School.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Building completed around 1926-27. Interior view of a desk area which runs along the right wall, with wood paneling on the desks and columns. Two tall wri...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Ripon Public Library.

Date: 1966 before

Description: A predominantly African-American crowd walks away from the Madison County Courthouse. Shops and businesses are visible in the background.


High School

Date: 1914-08-17 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of the high school. Exterior view of the two-story high school and lawn. A tree obscures the facade and bell tower of the s...

Date: 1936-02-26 

Description: First block of West Main Street with E.W. Parker Jewelers, 9 W. Main, Cops Cafe, 11 W. Main Street, Rennebohm's drugstore, 13 W. Main, Levitan Building (ar...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage, built in 1867.

Date: 2004 

Description: These barn buildings are owned by Ken Schoebel, who lives up the West Bend Road.


"Soo" Depot

Date: 1909-05-14 

Description: Black and white postcard of the Soo Line railroad depot. Text in red in the upper left corner reads "'SOO' Depot, Bruce, Wis."

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...

Date: 1997-06-05 

Description: "Juneau House Marker."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view looking east along tree-lined Main Street with houses visible on the left. H. J. O'Connor, publisher.

Date: 1965-06-15 

Description: U.S. paratrooper Sgt. Glen Meunier of Port Charlotte, Florida, laying on the ground next to a building after being shot through his right thigh by a rebel...


Elevated City View


Description: Elevated view of Dawson and Klondike City, looking north. Klondike Brewery is labeled in the foreground at left. Published by Landahl's Emporium.


Three Firemen

Date: 1988-04 

Description: Firemen Joel Graff, Craig Hahn and Max Zastrow pose in front of the firehouse.


University Heights

Date: 1898 

Description: University Heights from the Chemistry Building on University Avenue. View includes the University of Wisconsin-Madison football field, on the former site o...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison, looking west. Lake Mendota and Picnic Point are in the upper right of the image. Bascom Hall, the Red Gym, the Wisconsin H...

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