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Description: The Madison Business and Professional Women's club celebrates National Business Women's Week by honoring some of its members. Ms. Clara Effinger, 842 Spaig...
Description: Officers of the Army Officers' Wives association are pictured at a dinner meeting, held at Leske's Steak House, 2827 Atwood Avenue. Front row, left to righ...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Farmers delivering their milk in wagons to a dairy plant on Black Creek Road near Appleton. The advent of automobiles would vastly improve farmers ability...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with his family, Mary, Belle Case La Follette, Robert, Jr. (standing), and Philip in Washington, D.C.
Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: City Hall in Cape Town, South Africa. In the background are mountains.
Description: Two girls mixing food in a bowl while preparing lunch at Sedan Prairie School. A poster reading, "Buy Liberty Bonds" is on the blackboard behind them, and...
Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...
Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.
Description: International Auto Wagon against a white background.
Description: Eight Junior Red Cross young children (Mary Schaaf, Josephine Federicks, Nancy Fowlkes, Maralyn Savage, Bonnie Anderson, Peggy Huiskamp, Ruth Mary Noland,...
Description: View across lawn of long grass towards a log cabin next to the Wisconsin River. An automobile is parked on the left near the porch.
Description: In her journal from China, Carrie writes that most villages have "one wagon, which is used for carrying the people, supplies, and our luggage." She talks a...
Description: Nollenberg Road Bridge in the Town of Union.
Description: Man driving an International High Rock Beverage truck loaded with bottles of soda. The text on the truck reads, "High Rock-The Food To Drink" and advertise...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of large crowd of boys and girls fishing along the shoreline with bamboo poles at a lake. Very likely a sponsored "fishing contest." There are a few p...
Description: In this production still for the silent drama "Beyond the Rocks," Gloria Swanson costumed in an elaborate 18th century satin dress shades the head of Rudol...
Description: Ray Groenier, chief radio technician for City of Madison Police Department, with two other men at a police radio.
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: View of the Randall School area, showing special street traffic signs on the road at the school crossing. In addition there are numerous children visible o...
Description: Exterior of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute) with stone fountain in front.
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