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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: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of Madison through trees. Lake Mendota, buildings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including the Washburn Observatory are along the sh...

Date: 1977-05-08 

Description: Exterior view of a house at 1254 Rutledge Street which displays several examples of handcrafted detail including crab-like carved woodwork, open gables, an...


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...


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.


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...


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...


Gilmore-Weiss Home

Date: 1972 

Description: The Gilmore-Weiss house, 120 Ely Place, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: First Methodist Church.


Gilmore-Weiss House

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A view from the east of the Gilmore-Weiss House, 120 Ely Place, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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: 1937-03-27 

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


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Four-story dormitory with a porch and hanging potted plants.


Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.


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...

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