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Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.

Date: 1937-07-13 

Description: View from street of two men removing a sofa from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Teetzel Company Interior Designers.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Includes street index and index to points of interest. Shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, schools, parks, highways, railroads, ward...


Enroute to Class

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson, who was on a special military teaching assigment, took this picture of U.S. troops in Berlin marching to his lecture. Bombed...

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Map of the Madison, Wisconsin region showing the four major lakes, starting in the north with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa. La...

Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...


Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...


MP Headquarters

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Headquarters of Company C of the 793rd Military Police Battalion in post-World War II Germany. Although the location is not identified, Sigurd Olson who to...

Date: 1966-08-15 

Description: 30 marchers of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) march from Wautoma to Madison on Highway 21 to petition lawmakers to hold farms and food industry corporatio...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large piles of snow and a truck are visible in front of Persons Freeland Co. A utility pole and two other buildings are visible.

Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A public bus crosses the bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood, looking east.

Date: 1934 

Description: Three International school buses parked in yard outside school building. A sign on the roof says: "Fox Consolidated School".

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.


Ships in Canal

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Canal with several ships, mostly small steam-engine cargo ships.

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