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Date: 1918 

Description: Street scene in front of the Park Hotel, on Main and Carroll Streets, showing “delegates going to the convention.”.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date: 1912 before

Description: First O'Dea family home on Park Street. The house may have been built by Thomas Aquinas O'Dea. He and his family lived there until 1911 or 1912, when they...

Date: 1918-08 

Description: Workers at the site of two graves discovered on Bascom Hill in front of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall). One man sprays water from a hose. The disturbed soil o...


Pierce House

Date: 1951 

Description: Pierce house (also known as the Garnhardt house), 424 North Pinckney Street. Interior view with desk and large window. Photograph made for the Madison Comm...


Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Stephen Moulton Babcock with dairy cows at the University of Wisconsin barns.

Date: 1958-12-07 

Description: A stubborn fire smoldered in the walls of the Kindschi Leather Company at 120 South Pinckney Street. The 80-year-old building known as the Burrows building...

Date: 1961-04-28 

Description: Madison postal officials look over mail ready for processing through the new East Side postal station. Left to right: John F. Whitmore, postmaster; Arvid...

Date: 1955 

Description: Man inserting a coin in a parking meter.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Caption from photograph: "Proposed site of library building. Wis[consin] Histor[ical] Soc[iety].--looking N.W. Building would occupy place now covered by t...


Holstein Bull

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of a Holstein bull in a University of Wisconsin farm yard. A man holds the bull by a nose ring secured to a pole.

Date: 1889 

Description: Group potrait posed in a horse-drawn carriage outside the David Atwood House, at 204 Monona Avenue. Caption on back of photograph reads: "Group of ladies i...

Date: 1907 

Description: Shows public buildings, hotels, fraternity houses, and private houses. Index of fraternities and sororities, residences, public buildings, hotels, places o...


126 Langdon Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wintertime exterior view of 126 Langdon Street, home of J. Howard Palmer and his wife Alice Mears Palmer.

Date: 1954-10-14 before

Description: Two men enjoy small cartons of milk with straws in the Capitol building rotunda. They stand on either side of a tall vending machine with a sign that says...

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1959-09-21 

Description: A group of men gathers to lay the cornerstone for the new Glendale Community Baptist Church at 5020 Maher. The men include, left to right: Allen Strang, ar...

Date: 1880 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows buildings, trees, and water and gas pipes, relief is shown by contours. The back of teh map reads: "Univers...

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