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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...
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...
Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."
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...
Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.
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.
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...
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...
Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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