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Fence Post Removal

Date: 1915 

Description: A man uses a "handy device for pulling old fence post" (original caption).

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Front and back of 8-page foldout color brochure. Front cover advertises the "All Steel Folding Platform Binder & Mower." Back cover features a horizontal i...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man seated on horse-drawn wagon on rural road. Stenciled text on the wagon reads "Sold by D.T. Gano, Clinton, Ills.".


Description: Several families in carriages cross a bridge with a high railing, possibly the Levi Creek Bridge.

Date: 1920 

Description: Three folds of a pamphlet advertising the Turner-Simplicity tractor featuring two illustrations of a man at work on the tractor along with text describing...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.


Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...

Date: 1968 

Description: Bumper sticker from the 1968 Presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy.

Date: 1950-04-03 

Description: Caroline Peterson, noted flower arrangement artist from Hawaii, stands beside a floral arrangement on a wooden buffet. The photograph was probably taken a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Frank Keenan, Star of Pathé Plays, snapped with Mrs. Keenan, their two daughters, son-in-law, and grand children just before his departu...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Portrait with walking cane of Amasa Cobb as an elderly man.

Date: 1953 

Description: Photographic holiday card from the Q.J. O'Sullivan family. The children of the family are all dressed in winter clothes, two with a Christmas tree, one on...

Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....


Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The public school, a two-story wooden building, surrounded by a lawn, with a tree and sidewalk in front. A house with a picket fence is next door on the le...


Sugar Bowl

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rowboat (Oriole) with four people in foreground near shoreline, with Sugarbowl in the background.

Date: 2008 

Description: In 1934, Cook and Brown Lime and Coal built a super-service station with Art Deco stylings at 420 Division Street, which was previously occupied by a small...


Fred Price

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Fred Price poses in a farmyard holding a grain cradle which was made by his father and had been in the family for 55 years. A small granary and another out...

Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Ridgeway.


Bowler, Freda Rusch

Date: 1948-12-30 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Freda Rusch, bowler, and Doubles Titlist, (with Sally Mueller), in Madison Women's Bowling Association.


Eben Peck Marker

Date: 1971-05-23 

Description: Bronze historical marker affixed to the back of the Capitol Hotel at 208 King Street on which are the words, "Eben Peck erected Madison's first home on thi...

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