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Description: Interior view of the Mabel Tainter Memorial Library. The library opened in 1891 and was funded by a $95,000 gift from Captain & Mrs. A. Tainter. On the rig...
Description: This map shows the public schools and their school districts. The bottom of the map reads:" Old buildings and sites in red. New buildings and sites in blac...
Description: Attending the University of Wisconsin Farm Short Course reunion are Clarence Bruins, Brandon, Class of 1921; Harold Giese, Prairie du Sac, Class of 1925; E...
Description: Elderly woman takes a break from a curling. She is a member of the "curling Scots" who toured the United States in 1963.
Description: A pickup truck carrying a crew of 12 men is parked between two automobiles in front of a barn. The truck is identified as "Bingham & Lawrence Fruit and Nur...
Description: Power dam construction workers pause during a meal in the camp dining room. Oil lamps hang from the ceiling; overhead electric lights are also installed.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of small, one-story building with front walk leading to entrance with low steps.
Date: 1926-01-20 ca.
Description: A parked tow truck of the Schlei-Nelson Company of 3026 North Avenue.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A view of the Lake Tomahawk ranger station taken about 1914 when the buildings were new. Shows the ranger's residence, water tower, the barn for horses wit...
Description: Four sprinters finish their race as spectators watch them go by. Sprinters and their order of finish are, left to right: Don Lautz, West (4);Dick Berens, C...
Date: 1968 ca.
Description: Ansel Adams checks the time as he records exposure information into his logbook during a photo shoot. His 8 x 10 field camera is in the background.
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership by name, wards, railroads, mills, dams, city limits, Chippewa River, and Half Moon Lake. Includes index of m...
Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel with large crowd of passengers, "Christopher Columbus," en route between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Sylvia Lee Kafkas, greets admiring members of the public at the junior livestock exposition in Eau Claire. The Alice in Dairyland compe...
Description: House in West Virginia on the edge of a steep hill with a Pennsylvania/West Virginia boundary line running through the garden on the left side of the house...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of dormitories nearing construction completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Adams, Van Hise and Tripp Halls are in the fore...
Description: Paul C. Bennett, musical instrument repairman, holding a violin made in 1721 which belongs to Mrs. D.P. Wheeler and may be a Stradivarius. Behind him on an...
Description: Group portrait of six officers of the Wisconsin Dames, seated.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified young European American woman posed sitting. She is wearing a dark-colored plaid dress with the lapel, in contr...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: The caption for this photograph states that this Farmall MV tractor is "shown at work on the 2800-acre Triangle Farm near McCall, Louisiana, some 1800 acre...
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