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Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...


Four Women

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four European American woman. The woman on the far left is sitting and wearing a dark-colored skirt and b...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...

Date: 1931 

Description: Farmall Regular tractor powering a McCormick Deering No. 2 corn sheller near a barn.


Impromptu Concert

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of adults and children at an impromptu concert held outdoors during Freedom Summer outside of the Freedom School at Priest Creek Baptist Church. L...


Badger Liquor Shop

Date: 1937-11-29 

Description: Saul Sinaiko and his son Donald Sinaiko, proprietors, standing in front of liquor bottle display, at the Badger Liquor Shop, located at 402 State Street.


Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Casting molds in the Grey Iron Foundry at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory).

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Exterior of the post office and Island Lake Burpee's Resort.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the center aisle of International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. On either side of the aisle factory workers are producing balls of twine. The f...


Henry Sporland


Description: Full-length portrait of Henry Sporland, a private in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing a double breasted suite and hat with the lettering of G.A....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Date: 1952-06-20 

Description: The head table at the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association banquet at the Memorial Union. Left to right are State Senator Warren P. Knowles, presiden...

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...


Chippewa Man

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian from the Bad River Indian Reservation at Odanah. The man is wearing a mix of traditional and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...


Vintage Airplanes

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Vintage aircraft always attract attention. In 1988 on their way to the EAA convention, the national organization of owners of World War II trainers made a...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

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