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The Newlyweds

Date: 1949-10-22 

Description: The newlyweds pose in front of Krueger's Empire Hotel in Theresa.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of celebrants at an American Legion convention parade riding on a float made to represent Wisconsin fishing.

Date: 1940-10-19 

Description: Group portrait of a group of Oscar Mayer canvassers posing in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Arch. They are all wearing uniforms and holding baskets of...

Date: 1948 

Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison's upper campus from Lincoln Terrace down Bascom Hill. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the dista...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...


Cattle in a Field

Date: 1946 

Description: View over fence of cattle grazing in a large, open field. In the far background is a cornfield and farm buildings along a low hill.

Date: 1940 

Description: The Rivoli Theater in Times Square the night the film "Foreign Correspondent" premiered there. Above the marquee is a large banner covering the front of th...


Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...


Rudy Lein

Date: 1943 

Description: Rudy Lein, owner of the Standard Oil Gas Station, standing next to an air pump outside of the station. He wears a Standard Service cap and a bowtie. Behind...


Attack On Brest

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: View of the attack on Brest, France, an important Channel port, from German forces on Hill 105. Eventually, after a fierce defense, the Germans surrendered...

Date: 1944 

Description: View of storefronts on Main Street, including a drugstore with soda fountain on the left.

Date: 1945-05-13 

Description: Frances Reneau with her son Thomas on her lap seated on a lawn on a residential street. Mrs. Reneau wears a corsage on her lapel and the toddler, Thomas, h...


Toots Station

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Toots Sullivan (on left) and Emil Picha stand in front of the exterior of the Toot's Standard Gas Station at the intersection of Mill Street and Prairie Av...

Date: 1940 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows different types of land zoning: residence, multiple dwelling, local business, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial, w...

Date: 1940-01 

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, the Fox River, parks, schools, and cemeteries and is indexed by street name in the margins. The bottom of the map show the Winn...

Date: 1941 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing areas at Langdon and Henry Streets, including Lake Lawn Place.

Date: 1943 

Description: Elevated view of street lined with merchandise stalls, a merry-go-round and a Ferris wheel set up for the Harvest Festival. A large crowd of people is in l...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

Date: 1945-02-24 

Description: A group of students at the London Missionary Society School, Tutuila Mission located in Tutuila, American Samoa. The group is posed sitting on the concrete...

Map or Atlas

Racine, Wisconsin

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: This map of Racine has labeled streets, the Root River, Lake Michigan, and includes manuscript annotations of newly annexed areas and African-American neig...

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