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Christian Jacobson


Description: Vignetted waist-up studio portrait of Christian Jacobson, a corporal in Company I, Wisconsin 15 Infantry, in uniform holding his musket across his chest. T...

Date: 1952-06-28 

Description: A zoo keeper stands beside Winkie, the Vilas Zoo elephant, as she eats her "birthday cake" to celebrate her birthday and second anniversary at the zoo.


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Date: 1956-11-17 

Description: View of the Dane County Courthouse, 207 West Main Street, erected in 1885, the second on this site, just prior to being razed and replaced by a parking ram...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of (left to right): Lieutenant Colonel R.G.S. Stokes, Corps of Royal Engineers; and Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army...


Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...

Date: 1946-04-11 

Description: Hoover Boat Line display booth at the Southern Wisconsin Sports Show in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.


MP Headquarters

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Headquarters of Company C of the 793rd Military Police Battalion in post-World War II Germany. Although the location is not identified, Sigurd Olson who to...

Date: 1938-10 

Description: Factory operator washing motor truck engine blocks at International Harvester's Indianapolis Motor Truck Works. Original caption reads: "A Blakeslee washin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of three women posed sitting on the porch of old Elliot House. Old Elliot House was where teachers boarded and later was the home of...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two timber constructed blockhouses in the snow behind a barbed wire fence.


Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gottlieb Beisswanger of the Wisconsin 12th Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Officers of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert held in the Central High School auditorium. Officers shown (left to...


William B. Strong

Date: 1921-05-31 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of William B. Strong, Milwaukee company vice-president and treasurer.

Date: 1949-03-05 

Description: Penn Electric recreational basketball team won all of its games for the season and advanced to the first round game of the 24th annual municipal city baske...


Knapp House

Date: 1926 

Description: The former Gilbert Knapp house, on Carroll Street, from the north side of 7th Street between Main Street and Lake Avenue.


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

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