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Drilling a Well

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Two men drilling a well in the Will's woods using a cable tool drilling rig powered by a team of two horses. One man stands next to the drill holding the b...


Lake Menomin

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of three men in a canoe on Lake Menomin near a point of land.

Date: 1931-05-15 

Description: Composite of two negatives of Breese Stevens Athletic Field with lights on tall poles. On the left, view is of the Simon Brothers Wholesale Grocery Warehou...


Montauk Manor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Guests walk toward the entrance of Montauk Manner and automobiles are parked in front of the building. The English Tudor-style hotel opened in 1927.

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...


Description: A Ho-Chunk man is posed standing in a field, holding an object in his left hand. He is wearing regalia including a long bandoleer which appears to have bel...


Man Hewing Logs


Description: A seated man hews logs in front of a barn. In the background, a rolling landscape is visible.


Verona for McGovern

Date: 1972-10 

Description: The Verona, Wisconsin, headquarters for the George McGovern/Sargent Shriver presidential campaign gets a new sign.

Date: 1929 

Description: An International Speed Truck hauls building materials while constructing walls surrounding Brandon Pool.


View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: West Milwaukee. Elevated view of tracks, trains, and buildings. A train roundhouse is located in the background.


The Lorraine Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women stand on the sidewalk in front of the Lorraine Hotel near a parked automobile. One of the men holds a pennant reading, "Ocean City Teachers...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sidney Catle, on bike, stands with his sister Sarah to his right, Harvey Richards, and twin sisters.

Date: 1953-07-29 

Description: Illinois Central railroad tracks at Monroe Street Castle & Doyle Building at Monroe and Regent Street intersection at 1512 Regent Street. The Wisconsin Sta...


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: 2014-07-27 

Description: Underwater view of the wreck of the rail car ferry "Milwaukee" and part of its last cargo, bathtubs.

Date: 1938 

Description: A man stands on the back of an International truck used by the Big Rock Stone & Material Company. The advertisement on the side of the truck features an il...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seven teenage girls posing on a dock on on one of the Apostle Islands.


Tenney Park Lagoon

Date: 1902 

Description: View looking out over the lagoon in Tenney Park.

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