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Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

Description: The parson came. He said it well:
Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,
not the sky.
A little harvest of the sorrows
between the sentenc...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 134

Date:  date unknown

Description: We always know what day it is
Because it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffee
that stepson drives along the road
and all the dog...

Photograph

Swimming Safety

Date: 1944-05-14 

Description: Lifeguard Georgia Haas is applying artificial respiration to Lewis Noonan at the beach.

Date: 1931-05-05 

Description: North walk on Bascom Hill with Bascom Hall in the background, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1962-07 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking west down State Street. A man and woman walk up the stairs leading to the capitol building.

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: Color bearers from the National Guard, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the two American Legion posts, the Spanish-American War veterans, their auxiliaries, a...

Photograph

Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Cottage Grove Grade School with carved stone plaque. There is an entrance on both ends of the facade.

Date: 1934-12-31 

Description: Portrait of George Smith, hermit, rescued from squalid shack in Cottage Grove, and taken to Dane County home in Verona.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade near the Wisconsin State Capitol. A gondola float with a band playing Italian music is coming down the street.

Date: 1949-02-09 

Description: One of three aerial views of the E.P. Gallagher farm in the snow, operated by Elmer Fosso, south of Oregon.

Date:  

Description: Street and residential neighborhood with Lake Monona in the background. This possibly is the intersection of King, Wilson, and Butler streets.

Date: 1937-11-03 

Description: Hults Capitol Garage, located at 1525 Regent Street and Jacobson Motors, 5001 Monroe Street. This image was taken before remodelling.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A young boy sits on the dock in front of Olson's store in Crescent Park on Lake Waubesa. Small row boats are arrayed for rental.

Date: 1950 

Description: Slightly elevated view of trusses on supports on the ground near the partially constructed Unitarian Meeting House.

Date: 1948-07-22 

Description: Jerry DeWitts, Vallejo, California, semi-finalist in the Singles Division of the Wisconsin Invitational Junior Tennis Tournament.

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: A man sits and a woman rests against a tree near a rustic bridge. Several bicycles are parked nearby as well.

Date: 1954-05-15 

Description: Two campers from Sun Prairie look at a turtle found during the seventh and eighth grade Girl Scouts play day at the Black Hawk Council's Camp Brandenburg....

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1924 

Description: Side view of the Catholic Church from the bottom of a low hill. Two more buildings are on the left and right behind the church. Bare trees are in the lawn...

Photograph

Business Section

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View across commercial street looking south. Parked at the curb are cars, and driving along the street is a bearded man with a horse and buggy. The shops a...

Photograph

Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Louis Dousman, great grandson of Hercules Louis Dousman who built the home, is seated on a bench on the lawn with his wife.

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