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Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Members of the West Side Business Men's Association shown as they met for the first time at the future site of their new clubhouse and community center on...

Date: 2014-07-29 

Description: Underwater view of the door to the chartroom of the "Milwaukee." Despite the growth of algae and mussels on the entire structure, the word "Milwaukee" can...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06

Date: 1913 

Description: Group of men gathered to test soil for acidity. Original caption reads, "This picture was taken in Dupage County during the Alfalfa Campaign in 1913, showi...


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Boys and Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand, each with two horses, on either side of a tent. A boy stands in front of the tent, and in front of him a dog is sitting on the ground. On th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three unidentified Ho-Chunk people and a dog are seated outside of their canvas-covered ciiporoke. A summer house can be seen through the trees.

Date: 1922 after

Description: Outdoor view of an Air-Lec automatic door opener for swinging doors set up on a wood plank on a rooftop. Probably the top of Schoelkopf's manufacturing pla...

Date: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.


Impromptu Concert

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of adults and children at an impromptu concert held outdoors during Freedom Summer outside of the Freedom School at Priest Creek Baptist Church. L...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Exterior of the post office and Island Lake Burpee's Resort.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1923 

Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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