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Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...
Description: A mother nighthawk nests with her two hawk babies on the roof of an apartment building at 2610 Monroe Street. Neighborhood children spend hours watching th...
Date: date unknown
Description: Group portrait of Sid, his wife Margaret, son Steve, and dog Duke, posing outdoors on a bench, perhaps in Sid's backyard. Sid, wearing a collared shirt, is...
Description: A view of ranch hands rounding up horses. There are approximately two dozen men in two clusters: five are in the foreground in front of the herd and the r...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Identified as " Lover's Retreat, Spring View." Group in field with stream on a picnic. Children are stepping on stones in foreground with U.S. flag, people...
Description: View down an unpaved road with houses and shops on either side.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Harvey Lein, 13, poses with a flock of chickens near a barn. He is wearing a cap and bib overalls and is carrying a bucket. There are bushes blooming in...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...
Description: A view of a ranch hand on a bucking horse. The man holds a crop high above his head, as if about to strike the horse. In the far distance are trees and s...
Description: Two men smelt wrestling at the Smelt Carnival in Marinette.
Description: Men and a team of four horses work among dump trucks, including an International Model 63, at a Moore and Eldredge construction site.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Publicity still of Louise Fazenda in her country girl costume holding a chicken, possibly for the 1920 Mack Sennett film Down on the Farm.
Description: Original caption:
"It's Blanche Sweet's own dog, but a neighbor's child."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.
Description: View of several steamboats docked at the wharf. Some of the boats are docked near a building bearing advertising reading: "Gardner's Furniture, Carpets, St...
Description: Boy sitting on a pony on a saddle possibly made of cloth.
Date: 1873 before
Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...
Description: "Colonel B.J. Sweet's 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Regiments" Lithograph of the 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on Parade at Camp Bragg (now Menomi...
Description: An American Water Spaniel, poses in the Van Schaick photography studio in front of a painted backdrop. There is a sign for "C.J. Van Schaick Photographer."...
Description: Elevated exterior view of storefront, one half of a stereograph. A man and child are standing in the doorway of the store, and a man in a horse-drawn carri...
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