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Little Falls

Date: 1853 

Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.

Date: 1948-11-04 

Description: John Vasas, Milwaukee, arrested after he robbed the Fiore Coal and Oil Company Filling Station, 601 West Washington Avenue. He is standing in the hallway o...

Date: 1944 

Description: The original photograph caption reads, "Carl Mott, research engineer in International Harvester Company's farm engineering machinery department in Chicago,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of a drainage ditch in Horicon Marsh. A man is on a path along the left of the ditch.

Date: 2007-08-24 

Description: At the sign of Bilda's Friess Lake Pub; (from left to right) Kim Diorio, Carl Bernhard, Shirley Widmer, Alesha Hill, and Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.


Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...


Rulueys Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chairs and tables are arranged around a fireplace in a lounge area at Rulueys Inn. A man stands waiting at the reception desk on the right.


J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.


Description: Forest rangers look over charred ruins of timber in a forest where "Smokey", a black bear cub was found suffering from third degree burns.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An exhibition airplane on display inside a tent at Dixon, Illinois, thought to be a "Red Devil," plane designed by Thomas A. Baldwin.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man stands next to a sign with one hand resting on his hip. The sign next to him says, "I am regist[..] are you[...]." The image was taken inside the Whi...


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.


Man Outside Theater

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.


Fishing Dock

Date: 1965-07-05 ca.

Description: A fishing dock along the shore of the Mississippi River. A man is in a boat near the shoreline, and an automobile is behind a tree. A number of boats are l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of workers from the Montello Granite Company heading down the street to lunch after the noon whistle.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of graded cranberries moving along multiple conveyor belts to await further processing and inspection. Three men stand near the conveyor belt...

Date: 1959 

Description: Multiple International Metro truck bodies lined up along an assembly line at the factory of the Metropolitan Body Company, an International Harvester subsi...

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