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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Informal portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey standing at an outdoor podium at the Ice Age Trail Visitors Center. Trees fill the background.

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Norwegian dress and hat displayed as part of an exhibit of Elaine Smedal's "Norwegian Wisconsin as a Source of Design." Elaine Smedal arranged the exhibit...

Date: 1915-06-12 

Description: People standing among the broken remains of the Tim Finley farm after a killer tornado. A woman in the center is standing on a mattress. Two people were ki...

Photograph

Corn Crib

Date: 1961-06-04 ca.

Description: View up a hill towards a small corn crib in the sunlight. On the left is a barn.

Date: 1946-09-21 

Description: Dell Houser, service and parts department manager, shown at Madison Armature and Parts Company, 712 Market Place. Mr. Houser is also secretary and treasure...

Date: 1956-02 

Description: View from street of exterior of the Texaco station on Park Street owned by Norman Tifft.

Postcard

Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of a Norwegian building at Little Norway in Blue Mounds. Built in Norway by the Norwegian Government, for the Columbian Exposition, Chic...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

Map or Atlas

South Germantown

Date: 1915 

Description: Plat map of South Germantown in the Township of Germantown sections, 18,19 and 20 from Plat Book of Washington and Ozaukee Counties.

Date: 1947-04-30 

Description: Marquette School girl student being tested for riding skills in front of the school at 510 South Thornton Avenue. The testing is along Spaight Street. A gr...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1959-06-21 

Description: Winnie Neil Chapman and Betsy Paddock pitch a tent in preparation for the Girl Scout Round-Up in Colorado.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of a man using a McCormick Farmall M tractor with a forward-mounted cotton planter to work in a field. The original caption reads: "...

Photograph

Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An elevated view of Milwaukee Harbor with railroad station looking towards Lake Michigan.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of locally important Potawatomi Indians, apparently photographed in a government or law office at Escanaba, Michigan. Left to right standing are F...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Photograph

Sojourner Truth

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite of Sojourner Truth. The text at the bottom says "I sell the shadow to support the substance."

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