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Beck's Sugarbush

Date: 1986 ca.

Description: Shirley and Alphonse Beck are dwarfed by this large Red Oak in Beck's Woods along North Pole Road, near the Theresa Station. The tree measures 12 feet in c...

Date: 1943 

Description: Side view of six women sitting on a torpedo placed on a rolling cart at an International Harvester factory. Another woman woman stands to the side with her...

Date: 1948 

Description: Workers inspect piles of sisal fiber, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "The piles of fiber shown have been treated with oil, i...

Date: 1939-12-13 

Description: Window display of mannequin heads wearing hats in Sandra's Exclusive Millinery Shop, 101 State Street.


Crossing the Stream

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A woman and small girl balance on a log crossing a small stream in a ravine. The trees and bushes are bare.


Chander B. Chapman


Description: Dageurreotype portrait of Dr. Chander B. Chapman of Madison. Dr. Chapman served as a regimental surgeon during the Civil War.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Advertisement produced by the Traylor Engineering & Manufacturing Company Truck and Tractor Division of Cornwells, Pennsylvania for their 6-12 four-wheeled...

Date: 1925-02-04 

Description: Farmer cultivating a field with a horse-drawn McCormick rotary hoe in front of silos and farm buildings.


Horse-Drawn Mower

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A farmer (possibly in Russia?) on a horse-drawn mower in a field.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Scene from Golden Ingots at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1847. Costumed students act outdoors in a...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Date: 1954-03-28 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves third baseman Eddie mathews demonstrates his swing during spring training.

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Dairymaid cream harvester (cream separator). Features color illustrations of grazing cows near a stream, a woman with a pail ov...


City Employees


Description: A group of about two dozen male city employees, three carrying shovels, stand in front of the double doors of a large brick building. There is a wooden wal...


Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger gantry crane with a specifically designed drive for handling railroad cars. Two men stand below the crane.

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1945-03-02 

Description: Indigenous villagers pose with Robert Doyle (7th from left) and NATS (Naval Air Transport Service) crew on Ella Island, Tarawa Atoll, in the South Pacific....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Krueger family standing in a cleared field, with a view of their farm in the background. August Krueger is sitting with a dog in a wagon pulled...


Jacob Brant

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform next to a bass drum and holds a...

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