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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.


Description: Twenty-one tap dancers from the Kehl School of Dance, posed in line formation on stage.

Date: 1898 

Description: Farmers with their loads waiting to ship on train number 40 at Colfax, Wisconsin. "An everyday occurrence at 3:50 pm during September and October."

Date: 1956-02-09 

Description: Three women prepare "materials used in the making of cancer dressings." The women include Eleanor Britt, Florence Anderson, and Marcia Udelhofen. The orig...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of a room with many potted plants. A large grouping is in the center of the room. Other potted plants are along the walls. There are two larg...


Basketball Team

Date: 1908 

Description: Basketball team poses for a group portrait.

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Midland Beach Park Drug Co. soda shop. A woman stands behind the counter near a soda fountain, while a man and a young boy lounge at t...


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."

Date: 1943 

Description: Elevated view of a woman cutting string beans at a kitchen counter. A pot on a stovetop and a sink are in the background.

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06

Date: 1913 

Description: Group of men gathered to test soil for acidity. Original caption reads, "This picture was taken in Dupage County during the Alfalfa Campaign in 1913, showi...



Date: 1905 after

Description: Group of people on pier with boat Intrepid. One child is holding a rope connected to the boat, which is being driven by a man wearing a hat and tie....

Date: 1937-09-30 

Description: Two men load the back of an International truck with hay in a field on the George Clindaniel farm.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1980-02-02 ca.

Description: Protest march called in response to the murder of five activists, labor organizers, and members of the Communists Workers Party by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) o...

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Man seated on a horse-drawn hay rake. Two boys and a man in the background are piling the cut hay.


Ellen Sabin

Date: 1945-11-29 

Description: Miss Ellen C. Sabin, president emerita of Milwaukee-Downer College, on her 95th birthday. Miss Sabin was one of America's most eminent woman in the field...

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