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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: 1931-05-15 

Description: Composite of two negatives of Breese Stevens Athletic Field with lights on tall poles. On the left, view is of the Simon Brothers Wholesale Grocery Warehou...

Date: 1929 

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


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.

Date: 1953-07-29 

Description: Illinois Central railroad tracks at Monroe Street Castle & Doyle Building at Monroe and Regent Street intersection at 1512 Regent Street. The Wisconsin Sta...


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: 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...


Tenney Park Lagoon

Date: 1902 

Description: View looking out over the lagoon in Tenney Park.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Two cars are parked in a grove of trees; people sit at a picnic table in the background. There are other tables in the area, as well as benches and a trash...

Date: 1926 

Description: Lake Wisconsin at Summerville Park. Boathouses, docks and fishing boats are along the shoreline.

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

Date: 1944-10-13 

Description: Two soldiers pose on a wrecked French locomotive in Folligny, France. Names, (left to right) are Switchman Private First Class Kenneth Walters of St. Paul,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two horses pull a pickup truck for an audience. "Dynamometer" is written on the back of the truck.


Erlanger Bus Line

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from front of right side of an International bus used by the Erlanger Bus Line. A man sits behind the wheel of the bus. Above the row of...


Going Home

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Soldiers waiting to board ship for their return home after World War II.

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a farmer plowing snow with a McCormick Farmall Cub tractor equipped with a front-mounted blade.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade. Elevated view of the crowd as the U.S. Army 32nd Division passes along Main Street. The Tenney Building is in the background.

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