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Date:  date unknown

Description: View from sidewalk towards a small brass band marching down a patriotically decorated Main Street. Pedestrians are walking along the sidewalk on the right....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two groups of people posed in yard. On the left a man and woman are posed sitting, with the man resting his hand on a dog. Posed standing around them are t...

Date: 1975-08-16 

Description: Maid of Honor before the wedding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and two women posed standing in the yard of a frame house. Behind them an elderly woman is sitting on the porch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman (possibly a nurse) standing on the sidewalk in front of the sign at the entrance to Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital. It was establis...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...


Seeing the Elephant

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and adults watching the elephant at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This photograph was made by Harold Home as illustration for "Wisconsin:...


Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: A worker loads bundled leaves on to a rail or tram car in the middle of a field on an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Caption on photogra...

Date: 1931-08-27 

Description: Virginia Gillette demonstrates how residents in the 400 block of Virginia Terrace are combating traffic dangers by spanking. Dicky Dupois is over her knee,...

Date: 1946-08-04 

Description: Winifred Bundy, secretary of the School of Music at UW-Madison, and her uncle, Bill Morgan. Both recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1964-07-04 

Description: Three children, and a toddler in a stroller, pose at the edge of the street in front of the Faber home at 5706 Dogwood Place, Madison, Wisconsin. A decorat...

Date: 1914-10 

Description: View of furrowed ground in Horicon Marsh and men on a tractor in the process of plowing a drained portion of the marsh.

Date: 1947-11-20 

Description: Couple attending the University Club's annual Assembly Ball. Standing in front of a Santa Claus decoration are Janet Easum, daughter of Prof. and Mrs. Ches...


"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Conrad Schmitt (Sherwin Gillett's future father-in-law) residence. There are two unidentified men on the porch posing in the sh...


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1959 

Description: Winter scene of Shirley Widmer, the photographer's wife, digging out a snow-covered sidewalk. Caption: "Shirley Widmer digs out after a big snowstorm."

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn of a large crowd of African American men and women walking down a sidewalk. Cars are driving along the tree-lined road on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Native American woman holding an infant.


Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers fishing. Upper left photograph is an elevated view of several campers in a boat fish...

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