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Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Photograph

Houses, Golds Alley

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: "The hydrant (blurred right center foreground) is shared by 21 people in 8 families. No streetlights, though the alley is well over 100 yards long. The lan...

Date: 1919 

Description: Page from an International Harvester calendar promoting safety using themes from World War I. The title of calendar is "The World's Greatest Chance Taker!...

Date: 1865 

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the female residence at Hampton Institute with the right and front elevations visible. The left side of the front porch contains potted plants a...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group of men baling hay with an engine powered hay press. Men load the press while two others stand and watch. Another man stacks the finished bales. In th...

Date: 1941-04-25 

Description: Theresa Manderino [Mandarino?], Vincenza Raimond, and Mary Baldarotta [Baldarotto?] resting and posing on a low wall in front of Schumann's Store, as part...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A pioneer Scandinavian immigrant hotel on Clinton Street, south side, built before the Civil War. Posters are a board on the left side of the house, and a...

Date: 1926-11-18 

Description: A man operates a grader marked "Russell Motor Patrol No.3" on a rural road.

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A fountain and trees in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) in front of the church.

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Three men use a lift to stack bales of bound fiber in a storage area, possibly at the McCormick Works twine mill. The company used sisal and hemp fiber to...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Painting

Steam Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of farmer with a steam powered tractor.

Date: 1945-02-21 

Description: Mrs. Marie Haight, 437 North Ingersoll Street, on the left, and Mrs. W.C. Dunn, Shorewood Hills. Mrs. Haight, a teacher at Shorewood School, is being prese...

Photograph

W.M. Gilbert

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of W.M. Gilbert, Neenah manufacturer and banker.

Date: 1969-11-16 

Description: Architectural box motif around air conditioners, created by James Potter, on the Doty Street side of the Beavers Insurance Building, 119 Monona Avenue (Mar...

Date: 1898 

Description: Actor John Gilbert as a baby with his mother. She is lying on the floor on her stomach, resting on her elbows with her head up. Her knees are bent and her...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.

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