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Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...


Enroute to Class

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson, who was on a special military teaching assigment, took this picture of U.S. troops in Berlin marching to his lecture. Bombed...


Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...


MP Headquarters

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Headquarters of Company C of the 793rd Military Police Battalion in post-World War II Germany. Although the location is not identified, Sigurd Olson who to...


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.


New Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of two men standing on a newly constructed railroad bridge over a stream.

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...


Knapp House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large piles of snow and a truck are visible in front of Persons Freeland Co. A utility pole and two other buildings are visible.

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1934 

Description: Three International school buses parked in yard outside school building. A sign on the roof says: "Fox Consolidated School".

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from side of railroad tracks of a train at the depot. A few men stand on the platform, and a man is pulling a luggage cart.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.

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