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Description: Herman Elies slashed the twine ties from the hemp bundles to be processed into cordage for rope during World War II at a hemp mill on Highway 51 in DeFores...
Description: Ralph Hult (left), president of Hult's Capital Garage, presents a $1,000 savings bond to George Grover (right), a mechanic who completed 40 years with the...
Description: Portrait of Francis F. Bowman Jr., chair of the 1949 Madison Community Chest budget committeer. Mr. Bowman is a mining engineer with the Mesabi-Mineral As...
Description: Dr. Clair Turner, Assistant to the president of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, is shown at the left as he conferred in Madison with a gro...
Description: Charles E. Bohlen, United States State Department counselor, speaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House during a program which launched Wi...
Description: Men in work clothes stand on scaffolding in the library reading room of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Desks below are covered with drop cloths. The rea...
Description: Lewis Flisram, age 79, started working for the Madison Parks Commission in 1897. He worked there until 1911. He left to work for his mother for a period of...
Description: State Treasurer John Sonderegger, on right, presenting a tie pin to his chief accountant, Arthur Pugh, wearing eyeglasses on left, at his retirement. A gro...
Description: Mayor Ivan Nestingen; Head Librarian Helen Farr; and Library Board Member A. Kermit Frater stand outside Madison Public Library's new bookmobile. An uniden...
Description: Attorneys John Brickhouse and James Karn, members of the 1949 Madison Community Chest budget committee, stand on the steps of the Dane county court house....
Description: Portrait of Harrison Garner, vice president of Anchor Savings and Loan Company, candidate for Madison City Council.
Date: date unknown
Description: Angus McVicar, commercial photographer in Madison, works intently in his darkroom.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Russell Pyre.
Description: Portrait of Calvin Beverly, age 40, of 807 Mound Street. Beverly was one of seven employees of the Pyramid Motor Company, located at 434 West Gilman Street...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: City Treasurer D.J. Leigh with an associate, sorting records.
Description: University of Wisconsin students in the Rathskeller during a presentation by the cartoonist Walt Kelly.
Description: Workers pose on the frame of a barn they are building.
Description: Farmer Charles Nelson, carries a pail in front of the door to his barn. His farm was west of Lake Wingra near Madison.
Description: Portrait of Daniel E. Harrington, Madison storm sewer foreman and contractor.
Description: Ray Groenier, chief radio technician for City of Madison Police Department, with two other men at a police radio.
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