Sig at the Shack


Description: Sigurd Olson at the "shack" near his Ely home where he did most of his writing.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Poster for use in the Philippines advertising the McCormick-Deering P&O plow. The poster features an illustration of a plow beneath a tree in the foregroun...


Railroad Tracks

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks that lead to industrial buildings and a smokestack. A caption on the image reads, "Zink (Zinc) Works, Mineral Point, Wis."


Student Chef

Date: 1961 

Description: A student chef works in the kitchen of a Milwaukee restaurant with two older chefs as part of his training in a Restaurant and Hotel Cookery program at Mil...


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a garden at Playland, a Westchester Co. Park. The nighttime photograph features an illuminated building and roller coaster in the background.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four soldiers stand outside a blockhouse in the snow. One man stands on the left side of the building, the other three men stand on the right. The building...


Medicine Chest

Date: 1935 

Description: A medicine chest and its contents on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Date: 1917 

Description: General line color catalog illustration of a Keystone double cylinder hay loader. The text beside the illustration reads, "This Loader Gets All the Hay the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Signs read: "Ada National Bank" "Dr. Thompson...

Date: 1917 

Description: United States Navy recruitment poster. Depicts a woman in a naval uniform.

Date: 1960-10-13 

Description: The Junior Division of the UW University League hosts a membership tea at the UW President's home for newcomers to the UW faculty and administrative staff,...

Date: 1925-03-25 

Description: Elevated view of a Model 63 International moving van owned by Frank Razey Moving Company driving down a rural highway. A barn is in the background.

Date: 1958-07-01 

Description: Madison Mayor Ivan Nestingen, second from right, poses with scissors while opening the 36th Annual East Side Business Men's Festival, held at Voit Park. St...


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.

Date: 1949 

Description: Cartoon from an International Harvester technical manual. The cartoon appears under the heading "Service Procedures" and the sub-heading "Troubleshooting T...

Date: 1954-05-01 

Description: Men of the 57th Infantry Division wait to begin loading on a C-124C "Globemaster II" for transport to their training site. The C-124, a development on the...

Date: 1959-10-06 

Description: Geraldine Fitzpatrick, left, pours coffee at a welcoming event for new Shorewood Village residents. Standing are, left to right, Helen Cooper, event chairm...


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...

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