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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.


Food Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: American soldier purchasing something from a food cart, a scene photographed by conservationist Sigurd Olson while traveling in Europe immediately after th...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Two International trucks are on display in front of a sign that reads "40th Anniversary International Trucks / 1907" and "Our Pioneering Days are Never Ove...

Date: 1945-03-28 

Description: A page of a letter written by Dickey Chapelle to Daniel Mich describing arrival by air to an unspecified location for a mission.

Date: 1944-10-13 

Description: Two soldiers pose on a wrecked French locomotive in Folligny, France. Names, (left to right) are Switchman Private First Class Kenneth Walters of St. Paul,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two horses pull a pickup truck for an audience. "Dynamometer" is written on the back of the truck.


Going Home

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Soldiers waiting to board ship for their return home after World War II.

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a farmer plowing snow with a McCormick Farmall Cub tractor equipped with a front-mounted blade.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade. Elevated view of the crowd as the U.S. Army 32nd Division passes along Main Street. The Tenney Building is in the background.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Lewis Arms (center) poses with two navy buddies at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.

Date: 1946 

Description: A woman wearing a skirt and high-heeled shoes holds a grip handle on the door of an International truck as she steps into the driver's seat.

Date: 1940 

Description: Panorama view, elevated, of the Wisconsin State Capitol at night from the roof of a building on Monona Avenue. The First National Bank and the Belmont Hote...

Date: 1946 

Description: A map showing the roads, railroads, towns, cities and villages, streams and lakes, airports, schools, churches, cemeteries, and golf courses in Kenosha Cou...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Highway Map

Date: 1941 

Description: Official highway map of Wisconsin, "the playground of the Midwest," showing the state transportation network prior to World War II.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Looking west on W. Wisconsin Avenue from N. 3rd Street, featuring Woolworth's, Boston Store, and the Schroeder Hotel. An Edgewood-bound bus is stopped in f...


Winterble Property

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: Freda Winterble property, 901 University Bay Drive, looking north toward Lake Mendota with man holding white rope across stone retaining walls, to show lin...

Date: 1947-02-19 

Description: Hudson Auto Co., 1134 E. Washington Avenue, holding a "motor school" to teach the use of Sun diagnostic equipment. Group of men in background, and front e...

Date: 1949 

Description: Men from the Gethmann Concrete & Material Company use a Ready-Mix concrete mixer on the chassis of an International KB-8 truck.


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: 1947-04-30 

Description: Marquette School students being tested for riding skills in front of the school, 510 South Thornton Avenue. The testing is along Spaight Street.

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