Upside Down Bancroft Delivery Truck | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Upside Down Bancroft Delivery Truck

How to Purchase a Copy

Option 1

Personal Use (a gift or for your home)

By clicking "BUY" you agree to our Terms of Use.

Wisconsin Historical Society Members receive a 10-percent discount.

Option 2

Publication or Public Use

Buy a historical image for public use, including publication, websites, presentations and public display.

Questions?

Email us: lisa.marine@wisconsinhistory.org

DESCRIPTION

An upside down Bancroft delivery truck. A man is standing just behind the front tires. On the right, a "Dane County Police Traffic" car can be seen behind the truck box. Text on the truck reads, "Bancroft (inside an oval with an eight point star), From America's Dairyland." The reason the truck is upside down is unknown.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 102859

Creation Date:  date unknown

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Potter, Colleen O'Dea: Photographs

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: digital file

Original Format Number: 1201000630

Original Dimensions: 3488 X 3726 pixels

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Loaned for scanning by Colleen O'Dea Potter

Note that accompanied the image, "This is a Divco truck, they dated from the mid to late 50s into the 60s. They had two sets of pedals, so it could be driven either when seated or standing up. They were popular among home delivery companies."

SUBJECTS

Accidents

Automobiles

Botany

Clothing and dress

Coats

Dairy products industry

Delivery of goods

Disasters

Food industry and trade

Hats

Law

Men

Outdoor photography

Persons

Plants

Police

Roads

Service industries

Signs and symbols

Traffic accidents

Transportation

Trucks

RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS

This image is issued by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Division of Library-Archives. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright.

Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society.

Reference Details

Location: Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin


How to View in Person

To view this image, visit the Archives Research Room on the 4th floor at the Society Headquarters building in Madison, WI. Print out this index page and present it to the librarian. Use the links below to plan your visit to the Society's Archives.

Checking Out Materials

Visual materials in the Archives do not circulate and must be viewed in the Society's Archives Research Room.

How to Cite

For the purposes of a bibliography entry or footnote, follow this model:

Wisconsin Historical Society Citation
Wisconsin Historical Society, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research Citation
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).

Have Questions?

Contact our Archives staff by email.

.