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Coffin Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A coffin cart photographed by Sigurd Olson while traveling, probably in Germany, shortly after the end of the World War II.


Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.


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: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...


Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...


MP Headquarters

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Headquarters of Company C of the 793rd Military Police Battalion in post-World War II Germany. Although the location is not identified, Sigurd Olson who to...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large piles of snow and a truck are visible in front of Persons Freeland Co. A utility pole and two other buildings are visible.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Sacred Heart Hospital. The brick hospital building features a porch, balcony, and a covered entrance. Published by C. E. Macomber.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of the central business district. A hardware/5&10 cent store is on the left, with rolled up fencing and various implements on the porch....

Date: 1946-03-13 

Description: First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 125 Wisconsin Avenue, being razed by Arneson Wrecking Company. View is from Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the edu...

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...


Railroad Tracks

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks that lead to industrial buildings and a smokestack. A caption on the image reads, "Zink (Zinc) Works, Mineral Point, Wis."


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Date: 1925-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a Model 63 International moving van owned by Frank Razey Moving Company driving down a rural highway. A barn is in the background.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

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