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Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...
Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...
Date: 1951-09 ca.
Description: A British soldier or police officer and a civilian on the bridge between the British area of Hong Kong and Communist China.
Description: View down dirt road. There is a millinery, dentist's office, drug store, Elsen House ice cream, and meat market. There are horse-drawn carriages on either...
Description: Train full of Polish refugees. Photograph taken by Louis Koplin during the time he worked for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; near the Ge...
Description: Alan (The Horse) Ameche cuts off tackle and runs to the end zone for the deciding touchdown in Wisconsin vs. Marquette football game. Image includes Marqu...
Description: President Harry S. Truman, standing at the rear of a railroad car.
Description: Winifred Bundy, secretary of the School of Music at UW-Madison, and her uncle, Bill Morgan. Both recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
Description: A man sits on what appears to be a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder. The man is dressed in dark pants, a dark vest and tie, a light-colored shirt, and a...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Color photograph of a man using a McCormick Farmall Super C tractor with a C-254 cultivator to work in a field. There is a pond or lake in the background....
Description: Senator Wiley and Mrs. John Nance Garner, wife of the Vice President, stand on either side of a woman holding a basket and sitting on the world's largest c...
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering corn pickers. Features a color illustration of the corn picker, and a photograph of a man using the corn picker in...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A woman on horseback poses with another horse in front of the three-story Western Inn as people look on from the porches. There is a large belvedere on th...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Glenn Curtiss sold two hydroplanes (NS 1 & 2) to the U.S. Navy and continued to test them independently from their base also located on North Island. This...
Description: Henry "Hank" Aaron at bat during a Milwaukee Braves pre-season game.
Date: 1943-01 ca.
Description: Robert Doyle emerges from a captured Japanese pillbox at Buna, New Guinea, (present day Papua New Guinea). The pillbox is built of dirt, logs and foliage.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Edward A. Birge and Chancey Juday with plankton trap in Lake Mendota. From album of photographs relating to the research in limnology conducted at Trout La...
Description: Arthur Pulvermacher and his dog, Chubby, are the heroes of the neighborhood along Dane Street. The dog was known for its prowess in rat catching, protector...
Description: Demonstration by members of the Philadelphia chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War, one year after the war ended.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A view of a fisherman's shanty, along the shoreline surrounded by rocks. Also visible is a man, and numerous boats pulled ashore.
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