1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

Photograph

Mine and Workers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of workers posing outside a mine, probably in Hurley, Wisconsin. Three young boys stand behind the group among stacks of logs.

Photograph

Earth Day Globe

Date: 1995 

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd of people wearing hard hats gathered on the National Mall. They are building a huge model of the planet Earth for the 25th A...

Photograph

E.B. Fred Hall

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: E.B. Fred Hall, the first home of the bacteriology department, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A person is shoveling dirt in front of the bu...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two workers loading bundles of sisal leaves onto a tram car on a plantation in the Yucatan(?). The sisal or hennequen was used by the McCormick Company and...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Workingman's Advocate" Front Page

Date: 1866-05-26 

Description: Page one of "The Workingman's Advocate." The front page of the newspaper includes an illustration that advertises "Artificial Legs and Arms" for wounded Ci...

Date: 1930-10-23 

Description: Repairmen at Kidder's Radio repair department pose next to their workbench.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Women working in a textile factory. They are cleaning or dying material. Carrie describes the work at textile factories in her journal from China as crowde...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View across dirt road towards three men posing in front of a truck that is parked along the side of the road. A power pole is attached horizontally in a sp...

Photograph

The Hangman's House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a clapboard house with window in the middle of the facade and a door flanking each side. A sign above the window reads: "Hanged (1864) Here: Geo...

Photograph

Boone Tire Factory

Date: 1919 

Description: Three men use three different pieces of machinery in various stages of the tire-making process at the Boone Tire Factory. Stacks of tires are piled around...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: View across field of a number of men working to clear a field. There is a team of horses pulling a plow to create a furrow. There is a pine forest in the b...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...

Photograph

Mining Scene

Date:  

Description: An unidentified mining scene where two men crank a windlass, common only in early lead and zinc mining in southwest Wisconsin. The windlass was used to low...

Photograph

Telephone Linemen

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Group portrait of four telephone linemen standing together, three of them wearing pole climbing spikes (or spurs). The man leaning on the pole is Carl Pete...

Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

Photograph

Temporary Hoisting

Date: 1909-11-18 

Description: Miners building a temporary hoisting apparatus after the November 13, 1909, disaster at Cherry mine in Illinois where 400 men were entombed.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Construction crew and observers standing on a scaffold. Trees, a wooden tripod with a block and tackle and the roof of a house are visible in the backgroun...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.