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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Portrait of an older man in a pin-striped suit standing outside of two doors marked 606 and 600. The man is likely an employee of International Harvester a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six men harvesting ice, probably from above the river dam on the Black River, in front of the railroad bridge. There is a horse standing on the ice on the...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man on a lumber raft steering the raft through the rapids in the Wisconsin Dells.


Ithaca Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: Two men and two girls stand at the sidewalk posing for the picture. A third man refuels the parked car.

Date: 1914 

Description: Advertising poster for Osborne brand reapers, mowers, grain binders, disc harrows and dump rakes. Features a number of color illustrations of men using the...

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: American Legion members in front of a plane at the Madison airport. Membership Chairman R.C. Golden is handing 1949 membership cards to the pilot Colonel L...


Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.


Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.


Father and Son

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amandus Backhaus sitting in a yard with his son, Alex. A house is in the background.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Herbert Hoover visits President Calvin Coolidge at the summer capitol in Rapid City, during Coolidge's summer retreat from the heat, crowds, and a White Ho...

Date: 1975 

Description: View across road towards Kickert school buses at a school. Children are waiting in a line on the sidewalk. Some of the children are in a horse-drawn carria...


Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...

Date: 1948-06-20 

Description: Richard Lerwick, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Lerwick, 1813 Helena Street, shown outdoors near a fence posing in his racing car. He is preparing for the So...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young boy and girl pose together as they take their bottles of milk at school.


Shell Labor Rally


Description: Shell labor rally at an unknown location. Signs include the sayings, "Equal Pay for Women", "Negro and White, Unite and Fight", and "Let the Packers Pay O...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three people pose with a horse-drawn grain binder in a field. A young man on the left is sitting on the binder, and on the right a boy is on one of the hor...

Date: 1933 

Description: Native Americans hired to assist with the White Pine Blister Rust eradication effort on the Menominee Reservation were trucked to their work site.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of woman seated at table and looking through a telescope. Text reads "Look Me Up When Your [sic] In Town."


Description: Meinhardt Raabe dressed as Little Oscar, standing next to a stove.

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