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Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Woman using a cranberry rake to harvest cranberries near Wisconsin Rapids.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...
Description: Outdoor portrait of the Alexander Krueger family posing along a fence in front of a Catalpa tree. Jennie and Edgar Krueger sit on top of the fence while Fl...
Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.
Date: 1920 before
Description: Harriet Grimm speaking from a vehicle bearing a banner that reads, "votes for women." She is stopped in front of T.G. Mandt's wagon shop.
Date: date unknown
Description: A mother, father, and son pose outside of a cabin at Amacoy Lake Resort. The woman and boy are holding pint berry boxes of fruit.
Description: Jody Kurilla and Paul Elvord, both paramedics with the City of Madison Fire Department, responding to a call at 1221 Williamson Street.
Description: Alexander Krueger and Ernst Goetsch standing along a railroad track leading to a sawmill. The mill stands at the end of the tracks. Trees are along the sid...
Snapshots of Daily Life
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: View of a group of people picnicking in a park at a picnic table. Plastic silverware, paper cups and plates, and a box of potato chips sit on top of the ta...
Date: 1899-06-12 after
Description: Rear view of a small group of women and children observing the aftermath of a tornado. They are standing on boards, and debris covers the ground.
Description: Children playing in a sand box, or "sand garden" at the Woodlawn School garden. American flags are planted in the sand and a teacher or older child is hold...
Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered to welcome the 1st Regiment home from the Spanish-American war.
Description: View down road towards three workers standing on the porch of an auto repair shop. The shop offers Red Crown Gasoline, Peerless Motor Oil, and Firestone ti...
Description: Group portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bigalk and Mr. and Mrs. William Kune.
Description: Dorothy Mosher climbing into a biplane. She wears leather pants and jacket.
Description: Vel Phillips posing outdoors with a man wearing a suit. Vel is wearing a yellow top over a long, striped skirt with a vegetable design. Behind them is a dr...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A large group of Ho-Chunks and whites harvest cranberries. The wooden boxes lying in the field were filled with the fruit and then shipped by railroad to t...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Ada James (center) with supporters of the Suffrage movement. Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Wisconsin, ca. 1911-1912.
Description: Seven girls lined up on Madeline Island Dock.
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