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Eau Claire Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Eau Claire Hotel, located on the corner of South Barstow and Eau Claire Street. The view from across an intersection features the hotel buildi...

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Carved wooden combination alarm clock & study desk made by John Muir about 1862, while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on display in the...


Description: Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the Eleventh Congress of the United States Student Association at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Wm. Ewig Company, an insurance company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with full-color depictions of a scene with three traffic accidents involv...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Sinclair Lewis seated at a typewriter with a cigarette in a holder in his mouth.


Bish Family


Description: An older female member of the Bish family sits in a wicker chair holding a magazine or book open on her lap. Standing on the left in front of a doorway dra...

Date: 1925-11 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows an addition. The map was surveyed and platted for B.G. Proctor, president, and George Peterson, secretary, of the Corne...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Wehr Throttling Governor, an accessory for the Fordson tractor. An illustration of the implement at center is surrounded on either si...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


Kitchen Arrangement

Date: 1923-06 

Description: View of a sink, cupboard, and stove in the farmhouse kitchen of Miss Marilla Zearing.

Date: 2001-11-16 

Description: "On this evening we travel to American Legion, Bonau Whereatt, Post 69 in Mayville, WI. Carl "Bear" Bandle is the manager." Note the fish fry signboard.

Date: 1940 

Description: Two International D-15 trucks owned by Taggart Coal and Supply Company parked outside the storefront.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Two rows of portable toilets with automobiles and campers in the background during the construction of the festival stage.


Farmall Tractor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental Farmall tractor.


Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

Date: 1936-03-11 

Description: Man playing accordion and man playing guitar at the Town Club, located at 2501 Sherman Avenue.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of a hunter pouring salt on the tail of a giant rabbit. The hunter is holding a rifle and wearing leather boots and gloves. The surrounding w...

Date: 1944 

Description: Mechanics at work in the service shop of an International Harvester dealership, working among several disassembled McCormick-Deering tractors, engines, and...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Date: 1946-04-11 

Description: Bernie Larson shown operating an electric boat hoist, manufactured by Gordon Engineering, Madison, at the Madison Marine Service booth, at the Southern Wis...

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