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Description: "Today we are at the Back Street Cafe on 11 North School St. in Mayville, WI." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, Ralph Widmer, Rudy Heinecke...
Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...
Description: Oneota pottery and shell spoon with assorted vegetables, including corn, beans, and a gourd.
Description: Bonnie Urfer, one of the leaders of Nukewatch, speaking with local police officer Ken Johnson outside the Project ELF facility. Nukewatch was present for o...
Description: "On this date, the Solomon Juneau House marker is erected. The marker program was started in 1952 and now numbers 347 markers throughout the state, with si...
Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.
Description: "Juneau House Marker."
Description: A view from Bedford Street of the smouldering ruins of the Hotel Washington. A pedestrian crosses the street in front of a parked firetruck. Water being us...
Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.
Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.
Date: 1999 ca.
Description: City street in Pokhara, Nepal.
Description: Cranberries being sorted on a series of conveyor belts at the Walker Cranberry Company.
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for International Trucks. Features a color illustration of an International 4900 delivery truck and an Internationa...
Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45¢. Our waiter is Brock Cot...
Description: "Sarah Jaeger, is our waitress at the Lion's Family Restaurant in Fond du Lac." Pictured (clockwise, starting from the left): Ralph Widmer, Ruth Kern, Orvi...
Description: USS "Wisconsin" Badger in front of the Governor's Conference Room at the Wisconsin State Capitol. This figure, with the state motto "Forward," was sculpted...
Description: Water from firehoses has frozen into ice that coats power wires, trees, and pumps at the gas station next to the Hotel Washington, which burns in the backg...
Description: "As a part of the 98th Annual Firemen's Tournament, girls from 10 Dodge County communities vied for the title of Queen. Nicole Bodden (top right) was first...
Description: Artist's rendering of the service level plan for Miller Park Stadium.
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