Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: All-American Soap Box Derby at Derby Downs.
"Scene showing main entrance to Derby Downs."
Description: Madison Soap Box Derby winner Eldon Raemisch receiving the M.E. Coyle trophy. The race was held on Wilson Street.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Portrait of young Gordon, Cyrus III, and Elizabeth, the children of Cyrus McCormick Jr. Cyrus III is wearing a sailor suit, while Elizabeth and Gordon wea...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Outdoor portrait of Lieutenant A.W. Baumgarten from Company B, of the 310th U.S. Army Engineer Corps while he was deployed to Archangel [Archangelsk], Russ...
Description: Eldon Raemisch, age 14, in his championship car, No. 32.
The Madison Soap Box Derby was held on Wilson Street in 1936.
Eldon's car was the heaviest...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posed with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department a...
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: View from road of buildings in North Freedom. Hotel Randall is in the right foreground. A group of young women and others have gathered on the porch of the...
Description: Roger Gabbei, age 12, competed in the Madison soap box derby held on Gorham Street. He carried a spare wheel in case of a crackup. Roger won the class B ti...
Description: Advertising photograph of a man in overalls and hat pointing to an International Harvester part. The photograph was taken in a studio and used in company...
Description: Ho-Chunk awnings and tents with a few individuals nearby, including a child in a light-colored dress, and a woman with a long braid sitting in the grass. P...
Description: Dorothy Hutchison operating a McCormick-Deering H-10-H cotton picker in a field. Stencils and/or decals are visible on the machine.
Description: Poster advertising for a Pro Moto [Professional Motocross] event, held in Turtle Park, outside of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Silkscreen print employs an American...
Description: Men cut logs with a saw powered by a McCormick-Deering 10-20 industrial tractor.
Description: Girls dressed in colonial costumes stand around a table with a birthday cake at the Emerson School P.T.A. 38th anniversary program.
Description: Fred Raemisch, 16, of 2234 E. Johnson Street, sitting in his championship soap box derby car, #41. This was the first official soap box derby held in Madis...
Description: Advertising photograph of young girl in overalls and straw hat pointing to spot on a blank poster.
Description: A Ho-Chunk woman, standing between two Ho-Chunk men dressed in regalia, including feathered headdresses, in front of a crude awning. Probably at a powwow....
Description: George Miller is reporting a problem to Lifeguard Lois Gardner.
Description: Holiday card with an image of a lady wearing a yellow, floor length gown and black comb in her hair. She appears inside of a geometric shape. The backgroun...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706