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Date: 1918 ca.
Description: View through stumps and trees of a group of soldiers, possibly French, posing outside a blockhouse constructed of logs.
Description: Bulldozers and steam shovels prepare the site for the future University of Wisconsin Observatory site near Pine Bluff.
Description: View across fields of University of Wisconsin Madison buildings. On the left stands the home of the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Stephen Moulton Bab...
Description: Side view from left of W.F. Rieschick, on his farm, using his McCormick-Deering Farmall M tractor.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of Wickets Island, a small island in a bay with dense foliage. A large tower is visible on the island and boats can be seen in the bay.
Description: Residence on the University of Wisconsin campus. Later this site became the Memorial Union. A fence and a drive run along the bottom of the image toward th...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Man in work clothes holding a shovel loaded with dirt while another man watches in the background. The men were Civilian Conservation Corps workers at Devi...
Date: 1951-09 ca.
Description: A British soldier or police officer and a civilian on the bridge between the British area of Hong Kong and Communist China.
Description: View from the Eaton Grotto at the head of Circle Bend. The prow of a boat is visible in the foreground.
Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.
Description: View across park of two-story City Hall, a wood building with what appears to be a bell tower, among trees. In the background on the left is a wood platfor...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.
Description: Stereograph of the farmhouse of Abram Bryant, a free black man who lived near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. An African American man is standing near the porch...
Description: A bridge on Willow Drive, surrounded by trees, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Photographic postcard of the snow-covered neighborhood at the intersection of 8th and Virginia Street.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Front view of the Wade House. The Wade House, one of the earliest stagecoach inns in Wisconsin, was built between 1847 and 1851 by Sylvanus Wade. It became...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Man sitting in an International Model H oil truck owned by the Winona Oil Company. The truck is parked outside the Winona Oil Company gas station. There ar...
Description: Damage caused by a tornado to a barn near Reseburg. The caption notes that the farm was rented and that "moonshine" was being made there. Some locals at t...
Description: A billboard advertising the opening of a particular McDonald's restaurant. Express highways promoted the emergence of large signs that could be read at a d...
Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...
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