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Trussing a Barrel

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. and Tony Hess using a truss hoop driver to install hoops around a barrel at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "trussing".

Date: 1943-11-04 

Description: Man using collapsible ladder at Strauss Printing Company.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton and his future wife, Leonore Judkins, look over a piece of beadwork on a frame.

Date: 1945-05-08 

Description: Two women and three men (one in uniform) gathered around a table listening to a radio commentary on V-E (Victory in Europe) Day.


Edwin B. Fred

Date: 1944-12-23 

Description: Edwin B. Fred, who will become the 12th president of the University of Wisconsin on February 15, 1945.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Senate in the Senate Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1938-11-09 

Description: Crowd of workers viewing two new Ford cars in the Madison Kipp Corp. plant, 201-231 Waubesa Street.

Date: 1958-11-11 

Description: The annual Dane County 32nd Division Red Arrow Veterans Day party was held at the Towne Club. Guests included World War I and World War II division members...


War Bond Judges

Date: 1945-07-07 

Description: Judges for a War bond drawing. Pictured are: S.L. Goldstine, city chairman; Capt. L.K. Pollard, Commanding Officer of Naval School; Capt. Harold Helstrom;...


Monona Lakeside

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a Lake Monona pier with sailboats and a steamboat.

Date: 1948-08-10 

Description: Looking south on South Webster Street with the soon to be "retired" pumper fire truck and six fire fighters, parked in front of the Central Fire Station, 1...

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...

Date: 1947-01-29 

Description: Staff Sgt., Franklin A. Headson, left, wearing new style Marine Corps uniform. Staff Sgt. Morris C. Owens, right, wearing old style uniform.

Date: 1959-05-16 

Description: A man holds Kim Kuether (15-months-old) who is looking at lilacs at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.

Date: 1934 

Description: Fire chief at work. He is also a student earning his way through the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1948-06-25 

Description: Performers Olaf Ussing, leaning on a cane, and Carole Branley rehearsing for the presentation of "The Drunkard," a Crater Players production. They are in f...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buil...

Date: 1947-12-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison students at a weiner roast in the recreation room of the University of Wisconsin Home Management house at 1430 Linden Drive...

Date: 1946-09-28 

Description: Marius Steffensen, Madison Public Library custodian for 37 years, is shown hanging up his clothes for the last time in the basement of the library, 206 Nor...

Date: 1950-03-31 

Description: Amerian Legion 40 et 8 presents checks to three Madison welfare groups; Rev. J. Van Handel of the Madison Catholic diocese welfare bureau, Rabbi Manfred Sw...

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