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Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Date: 1916 

Description: Men plow a field using an International Harvester Titan 15-30 kerosene tractor and a P&O plow. The men were likely participating in a demonstration or show...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, laughing for the camera, displays a newspaper advertisement that proclaims "McCarthyism is Treason to America."


Description: Dickey Chapelle crouching on the ground eating food from cans.


Stamping Hams

Date: 1945 

Description: Women stamp hams with the USDA grade stamp and the Oscar Mayer label as they move by on an assembly line.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two boys, each with a cow, posing in front of a house and standing on the lawn framing a woman and young child standing on a board sidewalk.


Description: Man drives a German International 724 tractor through a field of tulips in Holland(?).

Date: 1953-06-31 

Description: Professor Richard C. Emmons of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department who is holding a gem case of glass replicas of 10 of the largest and best-kno...

Date: 1949-09-22 

Description: Veterans of the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division honor Rev. Gustav Stearns, Milwaukee, who served as a chaplain with the 127th Infantry of the division during Wor...



Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of an early phase of construction of a railroad bridge. In the background is a body of water, and in the foreground are wooden walkways over...

Date: 1945-01-25 

Description: Clerks behind the counter at the Fridblom Health Foods Store, 120 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1942-08-17 

Description: State female employees making surgical dressings / bandages for the American Red Cross in the Wisconsin State Employees Association building, 448 W. Washin...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1917 before

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View from Bascom Hill includes the Lincoln Monument in front of...


Monocoach Cockpit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a single engine airplane, probably a Monocoach 100K developed for racing.


Abandoned Mine

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Spoils of an abandoned lead mineshaft.

Date: 1960-06 

Description: Some of the members of the Three Links Club attending the club's spring luncheon include, from left to right, Emma Hartson, a charter member and the club's...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Old Northwest Fur Trading Post.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Krueger and Buening Families in front of the Krueger household. Florentina, Edgar, August, Alexander, Mary and Jennie Krueger with Ed...

Date: 1886 

Description: Inside of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising card. Features color illustrations demonstrating the development of harvesting technology, in...

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