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House in Winter

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A one and one-half story house stands in a snowy landscape. A woman is walking toward the back door, hiding her face with a hand. The house was the childho...

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: Looking west down road towards the bridge. The roadway is damaged in two spots, leaving large gaps. The walls of the bridge are still intact. Traffic barri...

Date: 1936-05-31 

Description: Group portrait of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority members standing around banquet tables at senior breakfast, 22 Langdon Street.

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen of the Madison Visiting Nurse Service is advising Mrs. Chester B. Van Roo, the former Mary Lou Bell, on the care of her chil...


Melchoir House

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: The Melchoir House was a popular hostelry and brewery operated by Jacob Melchoir. It later became an Indian boarding house.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: This Italianate sandstone house was built in 1856 by Julius T. White at 130 East Gilman Street. The house was later owned by J.G. Thorp, whose daughter mar...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A large group of veterans eating in the dining hall at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. Men in white hats and uniforms serve a meal to th...


Blue Bird Cottage

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A simple wood frame cottage is built into the slope of the hill above Geneva Lake at Holiday Home Camp. A second building is seen in the background.


Scene at Rockland

Date: 1922 

Description: View across road of the Berg & Jones Department Store, with posters in the front windows announcing an upcoming Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Two cars are parked in a grove of trees; people sit at a picnic table in the background. There are other tables in the area, as well as benches and a trash...

Date: 1943-06-02 

Description: View from water of bridge collapsed into the river, with the metal supports half submerged and the brick base crumbling. Dwellings can be seen along the hi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Krueger family standing in a cleared field, with a view of their farm in the background. August Krueger is sitting with a dog in a wagon pulled...


Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.


Indian Agency House

Date: 1929-07-07 

Description: Supreme Court Justice Fowler at a meeting of Women's Club representatives and other citizens in relation to the proposed purchase of the Agency house.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the rectory of a Roman Catholic church, the residence of Father Philip Gordon.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Black and red halftone print of a perspective floor plan for Model Home J900. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted tha...


Polperro Kitchen

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The stove and oven in the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after re...



Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A child in a stocking cap sleds down a course of piled snow at the side of the Hotz family home.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Three men standing outside, one is dressed wearing Native American clothing items, and another, wearing a suit and tie, is probably John Chapple. One elder...


Ella Giles House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.

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