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Photograph

George W. Roskie

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: George W. Roskie (1876-?) poses with a horse in two photographs mounted in an album. The printed description reads: "G.W. Roskie, 1st Lieut 1st Reg Co K So...

Date: 1933-05-17 

Description: Joe Hady and Alvah Elliott, Madison Blues baseball players, in uniform, standing with hands behind their backs.

Date: 1918-11-15 

Description: Long time-silent film actress, most notably for Vitagraph and Metro Pictures, Edith Storey, wearing a fox stole, waves good-bye from the platform at the ba...

Date: 1925-12-03 

Description: Full-length portrait of Blanchard Harper, who is wearing a long dress with lace collar and cuffs. She appears to be standing in the corner of a porch, with...

Date: 1910-07-13 

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Nettie Fowler McCormick, widow of Cyrus Hall McCormick. The plan presents alterations and additions to the ori...

Date: 1944-08-16 

Description: Clerks help customers try on shoes at the Thom McAn Shoe Store, 224 State Street.

Date: 1947-03-25 

Description: Pictured left to right: David Miller; Elaine Schoenoff, West High; and Pat Anderson, East High, members of the Madison Youth Council and committee members...

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A Zor Shrine camel and its newly born baby at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1940 

Description: People on a rustic bridge over river at Copper Falls State Park. A long log building is in the background on the other side of the river.

Postcard

Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

Date: 1944-06-28 

Description: Representatives of Madison Credit Unions turning in bond purchase pledges to Milton B. Findorff, Dane County War Loan chairman. Standing left to right: Lym...

Photograph

Cows near Lime Kiln

Date: 1900 

Description: View of cows on the approach to a lime kiln.

Date: 1942 

Description: Older worker standing with arm around a young man and pointing to a machine. Notes indicate that it was ordered but not used in a Gisholt advertisement. Re...

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline towards cottage at Weigands Bay, Lake Wisconsin. A pier and several small boats are along the shore, with a man posed sitting in a rowb...

Date: 1900 

Description: Accordion fold advertising card from Adriance, Platt & Company, manufacturers of Buckeye and Triumph farm machinery. Features illustrations on both sides o...

Date: 1950-05 ca.

Description: Philip Murray (dark suit in the center of the photo), the president of the CIO, being escorted to the podium to speak to the annual convention of the Unite...

Date: 1922 

Description: Lord Hector Bracondale, played by Rudolph Valentino, approaches Theodora Fitzgerald (Gloria Swanson) by a gate in a garden wall covered with camellias. The...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Guenther Half Way House. People traveling between Wausau and Stevens Point by stage stopped here overnight. The 100-year-old tavern was torn down in 19...

Date: 1947 

Description: Coaches and players on the bench during a game at the WIAA State High School Basketball Tournament.

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