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Photograph

Robert M. Shaplen

Date:  

Description: Informal portrait of correspondent Robert M. Shaplen taken during World War II when he reported on the Pacific Theater for "Newsweek" magazine.

Photograph

Mapleside

Date: 1970 

Description: Mapleside, a historic home on University Avenue, being demolished. It is the future location of Burger King.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boy, identified as Joe, driving a goat pulling a cart.

Date: 1983-06 

Description: The dance hall at Theresa undergoing extensive remodeling by former TV personality Ward Allen.

Photograph

Wells Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.

Date:  

Description: Members of a Farmers Union workshop at Highlander Folk School are seen relaxing in the men's dormitories on bunk beds.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down center of street looking west along James Street. There are pedestrians and two horse-drawn carriages on the street.

Date: 1926-11 

Description: Two drivers sit in their International Model "63" trucks, parked underneath coal chutes. The drivers worked for George Jaekel and Son's Coal and Ice Compan...

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Miss Lydia Henie, 76 years old, playing the piano in the devotional room of the Home for Aged Lutherans, 7500 West North Avenue.

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Aunt Lily Richmond (b.1862), right, and an unidentified woman.

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Two women and three men are posed in a yard. One man has a shotgun, another a carpenter's saw. The frame house behind them has a small front porch with a r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Construction work, probably on East Washington Avenue. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the far distance. A farmhouse is on the right. A pickax is in the...

Photograph

Elizabeth Wickenden

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Professor Elizabeth Wickenden, professor of urban studies and technical consultant on public social policy to the Nationa...

Date: 1914 

Description: Two costumed dancers on the lawn at Rockford College.

Date:  ca.

Description: A group of campers hikes through the woods while carrying their bedrolls and camping equipment. The view features trees, a mountain, and a lake in the bac...

Photograph

I Will Win

Date:  date unknown

Description: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) poster with a drawing of a man standing with his sleeves rolled up and his arms crossed. There are industrial scenes...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two men use a hay press to bale hay near a farm building. One man loads the press with hay while the other binds hay with twine. The press is powered by a...

Postcard

Park Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view down the sidewalk of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in the front of what may be...

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