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Description: Bloch as a "slack-jawed" businessman type. This was used repeatedly for the scrapbooks and other things. On the wall a small American flag is propped on th...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.

Date: 1954-05-01 

Description: Jackie Mansfield crosses the finish line and wins the 440-yard dash at Camp Randall as part of the University of Wisconsin vs. Iowa Track Meet.

Date: 1915-03-02 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children leave an agricultural presentation by J.E. Hite at Haile's store. Hite, dressed in a hat and overcoat, loads a rolled c...

Date: 1959-11-07 

Description: Winners of the Wisconsin "Make It Yourself with Wool" contest are shown with their work. At left is Kay Lyon, junior winner (ages 14 - 17); on the right is...


Three Boys in Robes

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three boys in black robes each holding a book. The boys stand with two potted plants, and a prop wall of s...

Date: 1952-02-26 

Description: An actor from the Madison Theater Guild tries on a costume.

Date: 1977-10 

Description: Rod Ballmer (center), Paul Bernsdorf (left), and Jeffrey Mondeik at Ballmer's Old Time Tavern. There is a cribbage board on the bar and the wall behind the...


Description: Prisoners are seen walking past cells on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." There are two lines of men — one on the first floor and another on th...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of men shoveling dirt from a large pile into a long line of horse-drawn wagons lined up along a road at a construction site.

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...


Description: Group portrait of the Jefferson County Draft Board. From left to right are Dr. G.L. Smith, John Welch, E.T. Hayhurst, G.J. Kispert, F.W. Hoard, O.C. Werthh...

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: 1930 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering 10-20 and 15-30 orchard tractors.

Date: 1950-04-04 

Description: Susan Stroud, 3.5 years old, wears her new navy blue straw Easter bonnet which is trimmed in pale pink and yellow rosebuds. She is the daughter of Mr. and...


Description: A man with a safari style hat pumping air into a tire of a farming apparatus.


Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1954-05-19 

Description: Auditorium of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed First Unitarian Society Meeting House, with the benches and tables configured for a banquet marking the congr...

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

Date: 1949-01-05 

Description: Mrs. Robert C. (Phyllis) Beck and her son Bobby, 20 months, in the living room of their home in Lakeview Heights. The family recently moved to the city fro...

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