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Description: The pie eating contest gets a lot of attention at the Fireman's Picnic.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View down Main Street, a dirt road with horses and buggies and a wooden walkway. There is a brick building in the left foreground, with houses further down...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of Milwaukee Vinegar Works and Red Star Yeast Company.
Description: Two men stand outdoors by a pile of scrap metal intended for donation to the war effort at the Chapman and Follmer International Harvester dealership. A ro...
Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at the...
Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Black and white photograph of Ludington Street, with automobiles and pedestrians, and the Schultz Brothers store on the right.
Description: Photographic postcard view from hill of Crystal Lake Resort. There are two women wearing white dresses walking on a bridge, and three buildings on the oppo...
Description: View from shoreline of a crane lifting machinery to workers at the top of the bridge during construction. Words on the crane reads, "Stevens Brothers and S...
Description: Six Lido Ladies, an act performing at the Orpheum Theater, pose with a new Ford V8 car in the lobby of the Orpheum Theater while a crowd looks on.
Description: Photographic postcard of Ludington Street at intersection, with automobiles and local businesses.
Description: Hand-colored photograph of James Street looking west.
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: View down sidewalk, with a line of people walking towards camera on the left, and on the right cars parked along the curb. In the background, police office...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Exterior of Taliesin designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green.
Description: A man with a walking stick stands on the shore of frozen Europe Lake. The Hotz boat house and pier are in the background.
Date: 1911 before
Description: Also Garbage Crematory. Several buildings on shoreline, two with large smokestacks. A man is on the shore standing, and two people are in a boat on the r...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: A standard Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton monorail hoist with lumber handling unit in a lumber mill. There is an operator in the cab, as well as a man with...
Description: Elevated view looking down State Street taken from the Wisconsin State Capitol. On the right on Mifflin Street men are working on scaffolding on the facade...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: View looking at automobiles and storefronts down one side of Main Street. On the left corner is the downtown gas station with a sign for Firestone. Other s...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol from the Madison Club, looking north along Monona Avenue, now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, with the Elks Club and Avenue Hote...
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