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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...


Sailors in a Bar

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Two sailors and two women are seated at a table smoking cigarettes and drinking beer, while another woman stands playing an accordion for them. Around the...

Date: 1949-08-01 

Description: Four Madison high school youth stand with their luggage near the entrance to a train car as they prepare to depart for the Red Cross training center at Cam...

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory worker making final adjustments to a Farmall Cub tractor before entering a paint spray booth at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Large building with tall chimneys extending from roof, and arches on windows and porch. A lawn with trees surrounds the building.


Elks Club

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of antlers placed on the United States flag in the center of the lodge room of the Elks Club, founded in 1868.

Date: 1976-01 

Description: Beekeeper August Laechelt, smiling and holding a jar of honey in his hands. His nametag reads "American Beekeeping Federation; January 18-22, 1976; August...

Date: 1949 

Description: LaVonne Hermann of Mount Horeb, the 1949 Alice in Dairyland, is shown in a formal pose, wearing her crown.

Date: 1934 

Description: Three International school buses parked in yard outside school building. A sign on the roof says: "Fox Consolidated School".


Man with Pet Rats

Date: 1934-07-25 

Description: John Harrison, 616 Williamson Street, with part of his brood of doomed white rats. City health department ordered their extermination.

Date: 1946-03-13 

Description: First Unitarian Society Meeting House, 125 Wisconsin Avenue, being razed by Arneson Wrecking Company. View is from Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the edu...


Akron Works

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men work on truck parts on a workbench at International Harvester's Akron Works (factory).

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Man loading a canoe onto a Berg's cartop carrier.

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...


Student Chef

Date: 1961 

Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four soldiers stand outside a blockhouse in the snow. One man stands on the left side of the building, the other three men stand on the right. The building...


Medicine Chest

Date: 1935 

Description: A medicine chest and its contents on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...

Date: 1960-10-13 

Description: The Junior Division of the UW University League hosts a membership tea at the UW President's home for newcomers to the UW faculty and administrative staff,...

Date: 1925-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a Model 63 International moving van owned by Frank Razey Moving Company driving down a rural highway. A barn is in the background.

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