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Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native Am...

Date: 1948-09-12 

Description: Crowd in front of the Union Trust Co. building, 1 West Main Street, during the balloon barrage in which balloons are being released with $2 merchandise cou...


Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Car driving automobile near two buildings, perhaps outhouses.

Date: 1931-09-17 

Description: East Wilson Street looking east from the King and Butler Streets intersection, with Rubin's Furniture at 302 East Wilson Street, Fitzgerald Electric at 306...


Ink Stand


Description: Ink Stand, from cliff upstream.

Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Children visiting the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A barn and an International truck are in the background.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of two soldiers standing outside a blockhouse fortification. One soldier is wearing heavy wool furs and is armed with a rifle, and the oth...


Indian Agency House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House before restoration.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Rear view of house on lower West Main Street.

Date: 1960 

Description: Cover for the 1960 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some vibrant purple flowers, with a lake in the background. The Wisconsi...

Date: 1956-09-16 

Description: Four Madison incoming freshmen and transfer students are greeted by Rosa Fred and University President E. B. Fred at Memorial Union. The students, left to...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pamphlet advertising the Fitch Four-Drive Tractor. A photograph of a farmer using the tractor in a field appears at bottom.

Date: 1865 

Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of students and a teacher sit at desks in a classroom while listening to a lesson on the dangers of house flies. Agricultural lecture charts about...


Stable Hazards

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A man uses a rake inside a stable, standing near harnesses hung from wooden pegs on the wall. The tail of a horse can be seen on the left.

Date: 1939-10-09 

Description: Display of Corona typewriters in the window of Student Book Exchange, 712 State Street.


Shake Rag Street

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A Cornish miner's home on Shake Rag Street.


Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

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