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Knot-Tying Lesson

Date: 1919 

Description: A group of men and women sit in chairs inside what appears to be a classroom or gymnasium while practicing knot-tying. They follow an instructor's example...


Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

Date: 2004 

Description: Ellie and her husband, Ken Pastorius, have lived here since April 1984. Cows were last milked here in 1997.

Date: 1915 

Description: A menacing Sessu Hayakawa looms over a terrified Fannie Ward in a scene from the silent film "The Cheat" (Paramount 1915). In the upper right hand corner,...

Date: 1944-10-12 

Description: Elsie Taschek at the keyboard of the University of Wisconsin-Madison carillon. Traditionally the carillon was always played by men before World War II.


Description: Group of five young women and three young men posing for a portrait in a home.

Date: 2004 

Description: The Adams family lives at W584 Hwy 28. Their home overlooks the Theresa Marsh. Jeff and Maureen are pictured with their children, (l to r) Joshua, Michael,...


Office Workers

Date: 1934 

Description: A woman at an office desk reads a pamphlet entitled, "What is Quality in a Motor Truck?" A male worker speaks on the telephone in the background. The two...


Monie Archie (?)

Date: 1948-06-17 

Description: Portrait of Monie Archie (?) University of Wisconsin instructor, in dance costume.

Date: 1951-09 ca.

Description: A sampan boat in Hong Kong harbor. Perhaps what caught the photographer's eye was the laundry on the boat hanging out to dry.



Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, women and children are posed in clamming boats along shoreline.


Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front view of Hawks Tavern, with a person sitting on the porch. There is also a second floor porch. Posters are posted on a pole in front of the building.


Weighing Sugar Cane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cart full of sugar cane being weighed. A man sits on the horse-drawn cart which is parked near a shack. A woman can be seen behind the horses. Text on ph...

Date: 1938 

Description: Men, women, and children swimming, playing, and relaxing at the beach at Devil's Lake State Park. Two long docks extend into the water and the scene is rep...

Date: 1979-08 

Description: "Widmer Cheese employees. Front; Pat Geschke, Harvey Kamrath, Joe- John- Ralph- Jim Widmer."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women in short hair in front of a painted backdrop. One is posed sitting wearing a sweater over her dress, and the other is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of motorcycles and riders are gathered in the middle of a city street.

Date: 1917-08-21 

Description: Original caption:

"The above picture is the first that has been taken of Mrs. Vernon Castle and her soldier husband since he returned to this country aft...


John's — Interior

Date: 2007-10-19 

Description: "Elizabeth was our waitress at John's in Beaver Dam."

Date: 1945 

Description: Traffic control room of Aero Mayflower Transit Company of Indianapolis. Men and women are seated at desks in an office setting. A few of the employees are...

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