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Tenney Park Lagoon

Date: 1902 

Description: View looking out over the lagoon in Tenney Park.


Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...

Date: 1937-06-23 

Description: A man in an International D-30 truck used by the Township of Monck is parked in front of a wooded area and body of water. He is talking to a man standing n...


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of three people, probably children, on a rowboat near the north side of Sugar Bowl.

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of a wide main street through town. Pedestrians are on sidewalks on both sides of the dirt street. A church steeple is visible in the backgro...


A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.


Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1922 

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...

Date: 2014-07-29 

Description: Underwater view of the door to the chartroom of the "Milwaukee." Despite the growth of algae and mussels on the entire structure, the word "Milwaukee" can...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06

Date: 1913 

Description: Group of men gathered to test soil for acidity. Original caption reads, "This picture was taken in Dupage County during the Alfalfa Campaign in 1913, showi...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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