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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.


Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.


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...

Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...


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...


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...


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...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

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.

Date: 1946-03-13 

Description: First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 125 Wisconsin Avenue, being razed by Arneson Wrecking Company. View is from Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the edu...

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...

Date: 1925-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a Model 63 International moving van owned by Frank Razey Moving Company driving down a rural highway. A barn is in the background.


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...


Canning Factory

Date: 1921 

Description: The site of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company, operated from 1893 to 1950. The factory features a water tower.

Date: 1965 

Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...

Date: 1939 

Description: Page from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with individual pictures of winners of the Best Gardens competition: George Caravello in...


Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Horse and carriages passing in front of the Baptist Church, the Jackson County Courthouse, and the dentist office of R.C. Gebhardt.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A man walks through the construction for the World Trade Center. A reflection of the surrounding buildings is visible in the windows.

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