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Rodgers' Vin Fiz

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers, with a cigar characteristically clenched in his jaw, was the first man to fly across the United States. He undertook this flight i...


Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...


Vacant Hotel

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Unidentified frame building, very probably an old hotel, apparently vacant at the time of this photograph.

Date: 1962 

Description: Photographic copy of an artist's rendering of the Johnson's Wax Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair.

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of automobiles and trucks gathered in connection with the distribution of brook trout fish. The “milk” cans in sight presumably contain finge...

Date: 1952-09 

Description: Ralph and Helen Widmer leaving for their honeymoon.

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date: 1986 after

Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the German Lutheran Church. There is a lamppost and a sign at the foot of the stairs. A fenced-in churchyard is on the right. The par...


Collage Postcard

Date: 1908-11-16 

Description: Collage photographic postcard of scenes of Colfax. In the center oval is the text, "Colfax, Wis. Looks Good To Me," however the "Looks Good To Me" is cross...


Masonic Temple

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A baggage sticker that advertises that airline as the "Lindbergh Line" and that is illustrated with a drawing of Lindbergh's plane, the "Spirit of St. Loui...


Construction Site

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a building site with "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, crane and other equipment. On the photograph album b...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View over parked cars towards a law enforcement vehicle driving along on the other side of the street. A group of people, mostly African American, are gath...


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".

Date: 1996-08 

Description: Green Bay Packer player, Gilbert Brown, surrounded by four boys, including Parker Hren (second boy from the right).


A Tavern in Theresa

Date: 1991-11 

Description: Theresa landmark disappeared over the weekend as part of the highway improvement plan. Originally built by Morris Lehner, the tavern and restaurant was a p...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View down snowy hill towards a team of U.S. Army Engineers traveling the Russian countryside in horse-drawn sleighs for the purpose of constructing a map o...


Stone Steps

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Stone steps on an uphill path in a wooded area.

Date: 1927 

Description: A collection of photographic images from Glenco Cottages and other Dells sights. They are: Oss-Wasse Cottage, Sunset Rock at Witches Gulch, Wau-Ka-Wan Cott...

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