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Description: Three large black bears are visible in their environment at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: State Street view looking east from Johnson Street, towards the Wisconsin State Capitol. On the corner on the left is Glasgow Tailers, and further up the b...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.
Description: David and Joan Obey shortly after the birth of their second son Douglas. Playing with Douglas is older brother Craig. This portrait was probably made for a...
Date: 1928-08-13 ca.
Description: An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, wh...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: View from sidewalk of a fire ladder truck parked across the street near storefronts. In the left foreground an African American man is watching as fire fig...
Date: date unknown
Description: Two women work in a garden. One of the women is picking vegetables, while the other woman hangs laundry.
Description: An elevated view of the small town in a rocky and hilly area including houses, roads and the surrounding empty landscape. The caption reads "Lyons, Colo....
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Winter scene with men along railroad tracks in snow and a train engine behind the men. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroa...
Description: Two men use an International T-20 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) to log in a forest.
Description: A view looking northwest toward Lake Mendota of a house at 640 North Henry Street. This residence was erected in 1901 for Thomas Evans Brittingham (1860-1...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Outdoor portrait of Sherwin and Emma Gillett standing in front of the marble railing at the Legion of Honor.
Description: Factory employee standing in an office doorway (possibly a gate house?) at International Harvester's Osborne(?) Works. He is wearing eyeglasses, and a swea...
Description: View from shoreline of a woman wearing a wide brimmed straw hat sitting in a row boat in a small body of water with the oars in her hands.
Description: Guest cottage at the Birchcliff Hotel. Two women are seated on the steps to the entrance.
Description: A man wearing waders walks knee-deep through floating cranberries. The wooden boards floating in the water are booms to contain the cranberries for harvest...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Evaporator manufactured at the Chattanooga Plow Works.
Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...
Description: "A roller skating troupe rolls down Milwaukee Street."
Description: Jean Ward of 2961 Milwaukee Street stands beneath a peach-laden tree that grew in his garden from pits discarded 8 years ago.
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