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Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street, with City Hall in the background. On the left is a general merchandise store, a bank and other businesses. In the foreground on the...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1910 

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall), before the dome was destroyed by fire.


Fort Assinniboine

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a group of men on horseback during a cavalry inspection at Fort Assinniboine, built in 1879. One soldier holds a flag, and behind the formation...

Date: 1952-01-29 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver to A.A. Schecter.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a framed portrait of Cyrus H. McCormick surrounded by foliage. A putto is pulling away a drape from the portrait with one...

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: 1948-07-02 

Description: Men and women representing the various branches of the Armed Forces in a group.


Making Cheese

Date: 1929-10 

Description: Corner of Swiss cheese-making room, showing a cheesemaker stirring ingredients in a copper kettle.

Date: 1952-09-25 

Description: Elmer Ziegler was a musical arranger, conductor, composer, publisher, multi-instrumentalist, instrument repairman, teacher and music store operator. He is...


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...


Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1949-12-30 

Description: Street view of the Madison Newspapers Building, located at the corner of South Carroll Street at West Doty Street. The capitol dome is visible at left and...

Date: 1934-08-07 

Description: Kroger Grocery and Baking Co. Headquarters and produce warehouse, 634 West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1947-03-19 

Description: Students seated at typewriters in a classroom with their teacher at the Groves-Barnhart School for Secretaries, 502 State Street.


Military Spending

Date: 1995 

Description: During his meetings with constituents Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin often used charts and graphs to make his points about public policy issues. He...

Date: 1947-01-06 

Description: Pictured at the inaugural reception at the state executive residence are from the left: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jasper, Parker Drive, and Lieutenant Governor...

Date: 1930-08-12 

Description: Employees of the Bock Oil Burner Company work in the machine shop.


Flying Desk

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman works on a Goldwater campaign airplane. She wears a Goldwater hat, and a stuffed elephant sits on the desk with a Goldwater pin attached to it. Cop...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Poster promoting breast feeding for infant health. The poster shows a bar graph comparing monthly infant deaths for breast fed and bottle fed babies. There...

Date: 1944-12-22 

Description: Group portrait of ten employees of the Rennebohm's drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street, posed at a Christmas party with Santa Claus.

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