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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.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of of a Russian woman wearing heavy furs. She is standing near the construction of a wooden bridge. In the background are men standing near and on...


Food Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: American soldier purchasing something from a food cart, a scene photographed by conservationist Sigurd Olson while traveling in Europe immediately after th...

Date: 1937-07-13 

Description: View from street of two men removing a sofa from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Teetzel Company Interior Designers.

Date: 1977-05-01 

Description: A house at 609 South Few Street on which a row of dentils accents a gable. A dormer window shows handcrafted detail, as do the eaves of the gabled roof.


Council Tree

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "A very remarkable instance of this kind of tree, Council Tree was the so-called "Treaty Elm" that stood at the extremity of the point of land jutting into...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Includes street index and index to points of interest. Shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, schools, parks, highways, railroads, ward...


Going Home

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Soldiers waiting to board ship for their return home after World War II.

Date: 1900 

Description: Elevated view of Madison through trees. Lake Mendota, buildings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including the Washburn Observatory are along the sh...

Date: 1977-05-08 

Description: Exterior view of a house at 1254 Rutledge Street which displays several examples of handcrafted detail including crab-like carved woodwork, open gables, an...


Doty Loggery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."


Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

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


Elks Club

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the main hallway of the Elks Club, founded in 1868, showing the entrance to the dining room and the stairway upstairs. A clock hangs on the wall...


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: 1917 

Description: General line color catalog illustration of an International rake hay loader. The text beside the illustration reads, "Smooth Running; Clean Raking; Simple,...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Map of the Madison, Wisconsin region showing the four major lakes, starting in the north with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa. La...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Governor Doty's log cabin. Two people sit/stand in front yard of log cabin.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

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