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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.

Date: 1932 before

Description: Portrait of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr., a Waupun photographer best known for his "tall-tale" or "freak" postcards.

Date: 1938-03-03 

Description: Men work in a sawmill powered by International T-20 and PD-40 power units owned by Andrew Hedstrom.

Date: 1944-05-26 

Description: Portrait of Lieutenant William Briggs prior to leaving Madison for New York and a Navy assignment. Before serving in the Navy, he was the county welfare d...

Date: 1958-01-11 

Description: Actors in a modernized version of "Little Red Riding Hood" include, from left, Dr. Harris E. Keel, Margaret Pike, Evelyn Kubly, Corrine Geisler, and Erin (...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the above the treeline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. On the left edge of the photograph...


Blake House

Date: 1935 

Description: A view of the Blake house showing the detail of the side porch. The house was razed prior to 1952.


"Well Baby" Clinic

Date: 1950-06-01 

Description: Dr. Ruth Foster, left, is shown examaning baby Janet Lee Sommerville while assisted by Nurse H. Anita Anderson as the mother, Mrs. Robert Somerville, looks...


Description: Milwaukee postcard showing a glass of beer, a pretzel, a cow and a milk maid. The card also features a short verse about Milwaukee's congeniality: A cool g...


Dr. Jennie Turner

Date: 1923 

Description: Dr. Jennie Willins McMullen Turner is seated at a desk in her office. This image was made before her goiter operation.


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Date: 1958-12-12 

Description: A group attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Madison's new store, operated by handicapped people. Gathered in the doorway are Hazel Vivian, 1954 East Wa...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.


Houses and Cemetery

Date: 1960-07-17 

Description: Houses viewed from an old cemetery lot.


Priesgen Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: This antique Dixie gas pump is on the LeRoy and Mary Priesgen property at N7502 Doyle Road. They have lived here since 1960.


Description: A soldier hacks a path through a jungle in Panama with a machete while smoking a cigarette.

Map or Atlas

Ninth L.H. District

Date: 1908 

Description: This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservati...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Factory workers test mowers at the at McCormick Works.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Side elevation of Herbert Jacob's Residence I, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, during construction. The open fields surrounding the structure are visible.

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