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Date: 1954-01-29 ca.

Description: Ice-boats prepare to race in the Hearst Cup Challenge on Lake Monona. From left are the ice-boats "Fritz," "Mary B." and "Dutchman."

Date: 1935-07-29 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Frigid Frozen Custard." Features two men, each driving a dog sled with teams of dogs...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tugboat pulling freighter "Mariposa" on Kinnickinnic River. The river has large chunks of ice floating on top, and industrial buildings are in the backgrou...

Date: 1926-12 

Description: Two men stand by a guard rail along the side of a road to look at a snow-covered automobile resting on its side.

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Photograph

Iceboat

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Jim Lunder and another man dressed in heavy winter clothing sit on the iceboat "Fritz" on frozen Lake Monona (?).

Photograph

Ice on Shore

Date: 1920-04 

Description: Ice and driftwood, including large tree trunks, piled on the shore near Egg Harbor.

Date: 1942-09-27 

Description: Labeled as a "freak" snowstorm. A boathouse takes up the majority of the image, with a flag flying over the boathouse. The lake is not frozen, but ice and...

Photograph

Ice Skating Winners

Date: 1947-02-09 

Description: Group portrait of the winners in an annual city skating meet, front row, l to r: Phillip Oren, Dick Simonson, Gail Wold, Patsy Gibson, Gary Melcher, and H...

Date: 1913-04-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Soo Line train crossing a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The three x's indicate places where the bridge had been damaged by...

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...

Photograph

Compound

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an Allied compound in northern Russia. There are a series of railroad tracks that are leading away from the coast. In the far distance are...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men and a horse-drawn sled harvesting Mississippi River ice. Alma, Wisconsin is visible in the background.

Photograph

"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ground around lodge covered in mud and ice, some from the frozen river in the background. There is a large birdhouse on a pole on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: People use five iceboats on frozen Lake Crystal.

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "This and the following pages show the 'Polar Bear Club' ready for a swim at Port Washington on New Year's Day. Lucky for them, temperatures were in the lo...

Photograph

Consolidated Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of mill from river.

Date: 1951-01-19 

Description: Russ Bartholomew, left, and "Bud" Bond ice fish on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.

Date: 1949-01-13 

Description: View from hill of the Edgewater Hotel skating rink on Lake Mendota. The rink has been lined with evergreen trees and some men are playing hockey.

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