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Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...


Drilling a Well

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Two men drilling a well in the Will's woods using a cable tool drilling rig powered by a team of two horses. One man stands next to the drill holding the b...


Lake Menomin

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of three men in a canoe on Lake Menomin near a point of land.

Date: 1909 

Description: A circus clown sits astride a donkey outside a tent.


Mower in a Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Rear view of a man on a mower driving a team of two horses to work in a field. In the distance are a number of houses on the side of a large hill.

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.


Date: 1916-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Conrad and Mary Schmitt's (Emma Gillett's parents) Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Date: 1915-03-16 

Description: Man using a walking fertilizer in a field. Original caption reads, "This man is distributing cotton seed fertilizer on a field on which only the week befor...

Date: 1929 

Description: An International Speed Truck hauls building materials while constructing walls surrounding Brandon Pool.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Christ Bhend standing and holding his daughter, Ella, in a yard. In the background is the wooden support structure for what may be a wi...


View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sidney Catle, on bike, stands with his sister Sarah to his right, Harvey Richards, and twin sisters.


Food Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: American soldier purchasing something from a food cart, a scene photographed by conservationist Sigurd Olson while traveling in Europe immediately after th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man and a McCormick mower pulled by two horses pose on the lawn of a building marked "State Normal School." The inscriptions on either side of the buildi...


Plowing with Oxen

Date: 1946-09 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a hand plow with farmer, Oscar Sayles, walking behind. The animals are named Tom and Jerry.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Alexander Krueger family. Florentina Krueger sits in a wicker chair holding a photo album open on her lap. Alexander Krueger...

Date: 1953-01-05 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler takes the oath of office on the balcony of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Oscar M....

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1938 

Description: A man stands on the back of an International truck used by the Big Rock Stone & Material Company. The advertisement on the side of the truck features an il...

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