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Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lumber mill. The mill complex sits in the middle of the image, with two smoking stacks. The building on the left side has a track the exte...

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Wisconsin Identification Certificate, certifying that Albert T. Lamson, who enlisted in Company G, 104...


Alpha Kappa Psi

Date: 1958-10-17 

Description: Initiation ceremony of the University of Wisconsin-Madison chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity. Pictured are three actives of the f...


Chippewa Man

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian from the Bad River Indian Reservation at Odanah. The man is wearing a mix of traditional and...

Date: 1926-12-15 

Description: International Model S fire truck operated by the Bower Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...


Vintage Airplanes

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Vintage aircraft always attract attention. In 1988 on their way to the EAA convention, the national organization of owners of World War II trainers made a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of businesses on South Water Street, including the Monroe County Bank and a drugstore on the left.


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1958-04-28 

Description: Representatives of the Four Lakes Council of Boy Scouts review their budget request at the United Givers' Budget Conference. Left to right are Floyd Brynel...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Leo A. Peterson, 2135 East Mifflin Street, at left, and William H. Kelly, 127 West Wilson Street, right, newly appointed vice-presidents of the Wisconsin-F...

Date: 1949-08-05 

Description: Looking down South Carroll Street at the corner of West Main Street on Madison's Capitol Square. The corner building is the Blied Building which had two fl...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The caption to this photograph indicates that Edward Aucoin of Belle Alliance, Louisiana, is operating a Farmall AV.

Date: 1923 

Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.


Milking Machine

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Unidentified man (inventor?) seated at and showing a foot-powered (?) milking machine. He is outdoors near a stone building.

Date: 1933 

Description: One of the Native American crews hired to assist with the White Pine Blister Rust eradication effort on the Menominee Reservation. Joe Larock was identifie...


Description: Parade scene with a woman on a float, and costumed children and horses. The storefronts and street are decorated with flags and bunting. An archway has bee...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A sign for International Motor Trucks reading "A Size and Style for Every Business" rests on a truck at Deport Hardware Co. The store may have been located...

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