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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: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of Madison through trees. Lake Mendota, buildings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including the Washburn Observatory are along the sh...


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...


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.


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...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1939-03-08 

Description: Original caption reads "'Henry Pfeiffer Hall' main building of the Central Kindergarten, Normal College, Seoul, Korea. Photograph given by Mrs. Louise Yim...

Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior of the Cassville High School. The building features a fanlight window, bell tower, widow's walk, and two flagpoles; one on top and one in front of...

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: 1937-03-27 

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


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Four-story dormitory with a porch and hanging potted plants.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Edith, John, and Caroline Cordio posing in the garden at the front of their house a...

Date: 1925-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a Model 63 International moving van owned by Frank Razey Moving Company driving down a rural highway. A barn is in the background.


Martin Gutekunst

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Martin Gutekunst, 14, wearing high boots, sweater, and leather hat, poses at the side of the New Fane School. He is identified on the photograph as the "le...


New Dam

Date: 1929 

Description: View looking down at the dam on the Kickapoo River. Houses are on the far side of the river, and chimneys are blowing heavy smoke. In the far background is...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of school children standing on steps of a school house(?) holding their bird house projects.


Canning Factory

Date: 1921 

Description: The site of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company, operated from 1893 to 1950. The factory features a water tower.

Date: 1910 

Description: Aerial View of University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. Lake Mendota with Picnic Point is in the background.

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