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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Baldwin Street in the mid 1920s from Johnson Street, which is unpaved, and has what appear to be streetcar tracks. There is a line of trees on John...

Date: 1961-08-19 

Description: Mary Heisler of Sun Prairie carefully eats an ear of corn at the annual corn festival.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View from hill of uptown Cross Plains with the Catholic Church (St. Francis Xavier) and farmhouses.

Photograph

Oat Field

Date: 1967-07 ca.

Description: A country road and electrical lines run through a field of oats. On the left is a road, and a farmhouse is in the background on a hill.

Date: 1914-05-11 

Description: The ruins of the Dreher farm after it was hit by a tornado.

Date: 1960-01-25 

Description: Wisconsin corn growing champion Larry Pluemer of Lancaster is shown at right with Bernard McGinley, Grant county farm and home development agent. Mr. Pluem...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: People in a field standing around a mower, with a farmstead and windmill in background, looking west. Halvor Nerison Hauge (1830-1906) purchased the farm...

Date: 1921-5-24

County: Dane

City: Madison

Photograph

Agricultural Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View framed by trees from mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. An automobile is parked in the drive.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: "Curiosities in Springdale, Wisconsin." A view of Nellie Springen, perhaps with her family, at a rocky outcropping enjoying coffee.

Photograph

Croplands

Date: 1962-12-01 ca.

Description: A furrow of a newly plowed field, with a small tree-lined ridge visible in the background.

Date: 1954-09-17 

Description: A. T. Rose (left), director of the Wisconsin State Employment Service, confers with Don Larin, farm placement chief of the United States Employment Service...

Photograph

Anderson Milker

Date: 1947-02-14 

Description: Anderson Milking machine.

Historical Essay

Farming and Industry

How a Disaster Made Wisconsin the Dairy State

Discover how Wisconsin became the nation's leader in wheat long before it was renowned for dairy, and the disaster that made it all possible.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture. The building stands on the right, with attached greenhouses on the left. A smokestack is behind the...

Date: 1945-05-15 

Description: Governor Goodland signing a bill (probably, Ch 131, Laws of 1945 relaxing the state's food sanitation law and easing animal slaughter on family farms) with...

Photograph

Piper Brothers Farm

Date: 1932-03-04 

Description: Piper Brothers farm scene, 4718 Odana Road near Midvale.

Date: 1963-10-20 ca.

Description: A small herd of Holstein cows graze in a field. Beyond the cows are cornfields, and in the background are trees on a small ridge line.

Date: 1930-10-01

County: Dane

City: Madison

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Montrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

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