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Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...


Drilling a Well

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Two men drilling a well in the Will's woods using a cable tool drilling rig powered by a team of two horses. One man stands next to the drill holding the b...


Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of an unidentified boy. He wears a hat and a woolen jumpsuit, and holds some bells in his hands. In the backgrou...

Date: 1909 

Description: A circus clown sits astride a donkey outside a tent.

Date: 1970-11-27 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Green Lantern Eating Cooperative on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In addition to being an eating cooperative, The Gree...


Mower in a Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Rear view of a man on a mower driving a team of two horses to work in a field. In the distance are a number of houses on the side of a large hill.


Description: A Ho-Chunk man is posed standing in a field, holding an object in his left hand. He is wearing regalia including a long bandoleer which appears to have bel...


Arthur Stubb

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Arthur Stubb, 13, a student at Peck School, "dragging the field before the grain was planted." He poses wearing a cap, jacket and bib overalls, with the re...

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.

Date: 1915-03-16 

Description: Man using a walking fertilizer in a field. Original caption reads, "This man is distributing cotton seed fertilizer on a field on which only the week befor...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Christ Bhend standing and holding his daughter, Ella, in a yard. In the background is the wooden support structure for what may be a wi...


Trout Stream

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fisherman dips his net into a moving stream for trout.


Food Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: American soldier purchasing something from a food cart, a scene photographed by conservationist Sigurd Olson while traveling in Europe immediately after th...


Description: Lewis Arms poses on a beach in the Pacific Islands with a Korean boy. Arms is wearing his Navy uniform hat.

Date: 1917 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for McCormick tillage implements. Features an illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn disk harrow.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man and a McCormick mower pulled by two horses pose on the lawn of a building marked "State Normal School." The inscriptions on either side of the buildi...


Plowing with Oxen

Date: 1946-09 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a hand plow with farmer, Oscar Sayles, walking behind. The animals are named Tom and Jerry.

Date: 1919 

Description: View from back of classroom of a group of teachers sitting at desks in a classroom while observing an instructor demonstrate knot tying. Several posters ha...

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Calendar — June

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the month of June, 1893. Features an illustration of a Buckeye Frameless Binder in a field. A man stands with a team of horses in the foregro...

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