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Mr. and Mrs. Holt

Date: 1930-12-20 

Description: Informal portrait of Jerome C. and May Holt seated in rockers in their living room at 1922 Madison Street.

Print

Let Me Alone

Date: 1860 after

Description: A charging elephant tosses Jefferson Davis and a dog into the air. Davis holds a tattered Confederate flag. The elephant is labeled UNCLE SAM, and the dog...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the yard in front of a house a man and woman are posed sitting. Two girls and two boys are posed standing.

Date: 1937 

Description: A boy in overalls stands with a foot on a step next to a milk cooler in a small room, near an open doorway. Original caption states: "McCormick-Deering 6...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date:  

Description: Waist-up oval-framed tintype portrait of a young Frederick Layton, about 30 years old, in a blue velvet oval compact.

Photograph

Iver Thorkelson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of Iver Thorkelson, a sergeant in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regi...

Date: 1913-12 

Description: View from street of the caffolding and cranes on the Wisconsin State Capitol used to construct the building. Men and women walk on the sidewalk in the fore...

Photograph

Batzler Farm

Date: 1983-08 

Description: "Late in the day, the cows return for milking on the Batzler farm."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of many men and a few boys, standing in a clearing surrounded by trees. Text on the back of the print of this image identified them as, "men of the...

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Early souvenir postcard showing people viewing the bird cages at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo). Series No. A647

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Catholic Church. The building features a stairway leading to an arched entrance, a rose window, and a decorative steeple with a clock and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a large two-story boarding house in a company town of Pepperell Manufacturing Company. There are several large trees in front of the building, wh...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A girl stands on at the top of some stairs in United Nations Plaza and looks down onto the paved and fenced park. The decorative metal fencing makes geome...

Date: 1939-06-06 

Description: Group of students in the new drivers class stand in front of West High School with a new automobile and a scale model of Madison's streets. Includes five a...

Date: 1947-03-28 

Description: Group photograph of the Madison Rifle Club team holding the Dick Falk trophy they recently won in the Falk Rifle Club's small bore tournament in Milwaukee....

Photograph

Abandoned Farmhouse

Date: 1963-10-27 ca.

Description: Several trees surround an abandoned farmhouse on a hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two guest cottages on the edge of the Wisconsin River. Both cottages have screened-in porches. There is a round garden on the lawn surrounded by stones. An...

Print

To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...

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