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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, and Dane County Jail, 219 West Main Street.

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

Date: 1939-05-06 

Description: Union News Company merchandise display cases along the wall at Chicago & Northwestern Depot, 219 S. Blair Street. The display features gifts, magazines, an...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1933-08-17 

Description: A worker fixes a tire in front of racks of Gillette tires in the Licari garage, 767 W. Washington Avenue, in the Greenbush neighborhood.


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1922 

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...

Date: 1923 

Description: The Schoelkopf advertising truck parked on the street near the store at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. The truck advertises a number of products: Rockway Sp...

Date: 1933-06-17 

Description: Police officer selling raffle tickets to two men for refrigerators displayed on truck beds. One sign reads "Frigidaire prize. Police picnic benefit for Kid...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1955-04-18 

Description: East High School student John Ochalla learns to drive from instructor H. W Mueller in the Board of Education's Summer Driver Education program.

Date:  ca.

Description: A horse stands in a field with trees, rigged up to an empty carriage.

Date: 1929 

Description: View of 100 Block of State Street with marquees for Leath's and the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Randall Elementary School with students playing in the yard around the building. A car is parked along the road in front of the school.


Ford Model T Sedan

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View towards a man posed standing outside the passenger side door of a Ford Model T sedan parked sideways in the street, with the Wisconsin State Capitol i...


Yellow Taxicab

Date: 1935-01-31 

Description: A Ford V-8 Yellow Cab Co. taxicab on East Washington Avenue. In the background are (left to right) St. Patrick's school, 630 East Washington Avenue; reside...


Hot Water Boiler

Date: 1948-07-12 

Description: One of two new hot water boilers being moved into the basement boiler room of the Hotel Loraine. A special ramp had to be constructed into the basement, an...


Fess Hotel


Description: Exterior view of the Fess Hotel at 123 East Doty Street, next to Badger Furniture.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 2089 Atwood Avenue, a former service station was successfully transformed into a diner — Monty's Blue Plate Diner.

Date: 1953-12-23 

Description: Lester J. Blumer (right), treasurer of Gillespie-Blumer Motors, Inc., gives the keys of a 1954 Chrysler Windsor to Harold W. Herne. Mr. Herne is purchasing...

Date: 1938-05 

Description: Map of the University of Wisconsin-Madison arboretum and wild life refuge. Roads are labelled, left to right, "Nakoma Road", "Monroe St.", "Manitou Way", "...

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