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Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...
Description: Young man and a dog in the yard outside a dilapidated shack in the woods that serves as a dwelling. Laundry hangs from a line at left.
Description: Five children seated in front of a dilapidated shack that serves as a dwelling. Three dogs roam in the front yard.
Description: James, a recycling man, poses with his wagon of recyclables.
Description: A view to the horizon looking down Mineral Point Road of a country home during early evening hours.
Description: View of the central business district, with unidentified businesses, some with false fronts. Automobiles and a truck are parked along the sidewalk. A man a...
Description: Exterior of residence, parochial school, and church. There is a mailbox in the foreground.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A Spanish-American War cannon sits on the lawn of the Lucius Fairchild mansion, located on West Wilson Street. The cannon was later moved to Camp Randall o...
Description: Nine girls posed standing and wearing patriotic costumes. One girl is holding a flag of the United States. Probably a smaller group, from a total of twenty...
Description: View of the Fox River. A railroad track on the right bank extends toward buildings of the city.
Description: Group portrait of 21 nurses, standing on the steps in front of Alumni Hall, 1100 Delaphaine Court, at St. Mary's Hospital. They graduated from St. Mary's H...
Description: A view of the central business district. A creamery on the left. A house on the right with a woman in a rocking chair and two children in front. Some men s...
Date: date unknown
Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...
Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Exterior view from street of a house in a residential neighborhood. A carport or porte-cochere is on the left of the front porch. Two women stand in the ya...
Description: A baby sits in a wooden highchair with a glass of milk placed on the tray.
Description: The general store and boat tour ticket selling counter. A man and a dog are posing in the foreground.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of a Native American man dancing and wearing traditional dress and a headdress. A group of younger boys, some wearing traditional dress, watch him fro...
Description: A large group stands on the pier at Fish Creek as a boat leaves. A barn-like warehouse stands on the pier; houses, boathouses, and outbuildings are visible...
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