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Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back cover of a small booklet. The front cover has an illustration of a young girl wearing a straw hat, with the title, "A Future Customer." On t...


Lewis C. Gray

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Lewis Gray.

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...


Weather Radar

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Meteorologists use radar equipment outdoors.

Date: 1925-09-04 

Description: Two men sit in International trucks parked outside the Dixie Bottling Company building. Another man stands in the background, near the building for the bot...


Ferdinand Heim

Date: 1948-05-24 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Ferdinand Heim, long-time resident of rural Middleton.

Date: 1948-09-12 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm standing at the podium before a crowd as he auctions off an article at the West Side Business Men's Association auction on Odana R...


Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...


Kuklinski Family

Date: 1907 

Description: John Kuklinski and his family posed in front of their home.


Three Firemen

Date: 1988-04 

Description: Firemen Joel Graff, Craig Hahn and Max Zastrow pose in front of the firehouse.

Date: ????-05-17 

Description: A crowd of people gather on the banks of a river. Behind them, a band plays on a boat in the river.



Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick‚Äôs studio, but it may ha...


Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1961-05 ca.

Description: Colonel Bounchon's Lao infantry troops laying explosives forward of lines in the vicinity of Luang Prabang. Two soldiers crouch near some bushes with a met...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man and two Ho-Chunk women posed walking on the north side of Main Street between Second and Third Street. The man is wearing a hat and the woma...


Description: Studio portrait of three men wearing hats, posing in front of a painted backdrop, who are standing with each of their hands on the shoulders of a seated ma...


Parade of Homes

Date: 1952-09-13 

Description: View of the first of the thousands of people who toured the 18 new homes erected by 15 builders at Nakoma Road and the West Beltline. The Parade of Homes w...


Description: Three men, two elderly, posed sitting in front of a house, one is holding an infant. In the shadows on the right is a woman standing on the porch. Julius D...

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