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Date: 1966 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the 1966 line of International Travelall family wagons featuring color photograph showing a woman measuring a st...


Henry Miller Family

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Henry Miller with his wife, three children, and sister-in-law, Lena Jaeger, chopping wood. Henry is sawing a log, while a woman is cutting wood with an axe...


Shipping Cotton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers load bales of cotton onto a ship. The bales are being hoisted up ramps and onto the ship.

Date: 1906-08-26 

Description: Exterior view of the punch table at a company picnic under trees. A man stands in the foreground looking at the camera while holding a knife, and the woman...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1888 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for grass cutting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. Features an illustration of small children an...


Nurse Rechard

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A woman identified as Nurse Rechard stands in profile on the bottom step of a small flight of porch stairs. She is holding a tray with glassware on it.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1931-09-09 

Description: Lab worker conducts a test at the Oscar Mayer laboratory.


Canning Equipment

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A covered pot with a thermometer, can sealer, and stacks of metal cans stand on a table beside a stove in a kitchen near a window.

Date: 1948 before

Description: Interior of the Ridgeway Lumber Store before the opening on May 15, 1948. Owned by Elmer and Willard Droster, and G. Wichman.

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Woman steaming spinach in a hot-water bath on a Coleman Pressure Range at the Harvester Farm. The image is part of a series illustrating canning methods.


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...

Date: 1903 

Description: Three barefoot boys stand on a pile of logs in the foreground looking across the river at a group of men working to free a log jam in the Big Eddy on the C...

Date: 1933-05-12 

Description: Mrs. Wilson Mutchler of Stoners' Prairie farm at 2533 Mutchler Road, south of Madison, cooks soup on a wood stove.


Meat Market

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A customer waits while butchers stand behind the counter of a butcher shop, surrounded by meat hanging from the ceiling.

Date: 1916 

Description: Backyard apiary consisting of a large group of numbered beehives on a platform in front of a house. Behind them is a man standing wearing a vest and hat. W...


Arab Laundry

Date: 1937-12 

Description: In the market at Misurata, Libya, a desert Bedouin washing clothes.

Map or Atlas

World Map

Date: 1625 

Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.



Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Native American point shows the characteristic contours produced by flint knapping.


Log Driving Crew

Date: 1909-05 

Description: A log driving crew at Eagle Rapids Dam on the Chippewa River. Bottom of print reads: "Eagle Rapids Jam. May, 18-09."

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