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Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A driver sits behind the wheel of an International truck loaded with boxes from the Marion Baking Company. The truck is on a cobblestone street with cable...

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A man on the end of the raft prepares to pass through the water's rough rapids.

Date: 1950-05-30 

Description: The University of Wisconsin faculty band led the parade of children of University of Wisconsin faculty living in University Houses at Eagle Heights march i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles McCarthy.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...

Date: 1954-02 

Description: Edward D. Hollander, national director of Americans for Democratic Action, refers to a chart with the title, "Doom and Gloom — Look who's talking".


Wendling Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: The Wendling barn was built in 1929 for $10,000. In 1991, cows were milked for the last time.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.


Zor Shrine Circus

Date: 1936-05-23 

Description: Zor Shrine Circus group posed in front of the Masonic Temple.

Date: 1987 ca.

Description: Open house at the Gordon Berg farm where the Bergs show off their Holsteins.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...


Fred Esser

Date: 1937 

Description: Fred Esser stands in a hat and sweater in front of wooden doors. Mr. Esser owned a McCormick-Deering 6 can cooler.

Date: 1941-09-04 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, second from left, and two other men prepare to unload a 17-foot Lyman motorboat named "Islander" from an Illinois Central freight car. "Auto...


Flores Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Flores Avenue, a commercial section of downtown. The city hall, built in 1884, stands on the left near Laredo National Bank, founded in 1892. On...

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director, and Ruth K. Harris, museum curator, of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum prepare a display case for an...


Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Date: 1953-02-27 

Description: University of Wisconsin 165-pound boxer Bobby Meath and University of Syracuse boxer Vince Rigolosi are pictured while boxing.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cover of a brochure advertising the Turner Simplicity Farm Tractor. The cover features a photograph of a man using the tractor along with the caption, "Tur...


George H. W. Bush

Date: 1990-09 

Description: George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States, with his wife, Barbara Pierce Bush. Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachuset...

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