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Date:  date unknown

Description: The William Skinner and Sons Silk Mill, founded in 1848, stands along the left bank of a canal. A bridge crosses the water in the foreground.

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men and a boy load bales of hay from the bed of an International DR-70 truck into a barn. The original caption reads, "A DR-70 170-inch wheelbase truck...

Date: 1946-01-22 

Description: Fire fighters taking five different driving safety tests administered by Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Safety Department employees in Fire Station #1, 18 South W...

Date: 1942 

Description: Informal portrait of Charles J. Van Schaick sitting by the window in his gallery, taken by his son Roy Van Schaick.

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland, seated at his desk, talking with two Mexican men.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...


Pinckney Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the businesses on the east side of North Pinckney Street, including The Fair, The Madison School of Music, and August Scheibel. In the for...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A small crowd mills about a cobblestone plaza near a brick building on the wharf adjacent to the Hudson River. The Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship is...


Lovers Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lovers Lane, which a dirt road with a sidewalk and bridge on the right. There are power lines in the foreground, and a town in the background. Ther...

Date: 1902-02-10 

Description: View across field towards the Wendorf farm during winter time.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Moline Service Station and Grill. The building features a counter with stools and a dining space with booths. On the left, there are counters...

Date: 1900 

Description: View along shoreline towards the University of Wisconsin from the foot of North Carroll Street.

Date: 1976 

Description: Color photo of a truck with a trailer containing blocks of stone parked in front of Moon Freight Lines, Inc. The truck is a red International Harvester COF...

Date: 1900-11 ca.

Description: Syl standing in front of a octagonal-shaped Gordon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...


Post Office

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Men, possibly postal workers, stand on the front steps of the local post office with crates and barrels in the foreground.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Underwood Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An interior available light photograph, through a doorway, of the parlor in the home of E.W. Underwood. An oil lamp is sitting on a table flanked by two ch...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.


Flood Damage

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Flood damage, including a collapsed ceiling, to the interior of the Lark Cocktail Lounge at 2554 University Avenue.

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