Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of members of the 26th of July Movement in front of a building in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro is in the foreground a...

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a short sleeved dress with matching jacket.


UW Marching Band

Date: 1959-09-26 

Description: The University of Wisconsin marching band plays during the Hall of Fame ceremony at halftime of the W Club Day football game. The lead drum major is Jerry...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features a map of Milwaukee's central business district as well as general information about parking, beaches and othe...


Table Settings

Date: 1954-08-03 

Description: June McLean uses a Hawaiian theme to decorate her table. Flowers are flown in from Hawaii and the menu centers around Chinese or Hawaiian foods.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Mayville Iron Co.


Bicycle Livery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men and a woman pose on a wooden sidewalk in front of a bicycle livery with three bicycles. An awning is folded above the storefront, and signs and mer...

Date: 1960-10-10 

Description: Officers of the Madison Panhellenic Council are Joan Schram, membership; Virginia Thompson, vice-president; Nannita Stahl, treasurer; Betty Geisler, presid...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view from "Ye Headland Inn," located along the rocky coastline, and featuring crashing waves.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1901 

Description: Lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Includes the company initials and a drawing of the company's...


Men with Silo

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two men in a barnyard with a silo filler. Another man stands on top of the silo.

Date: 1945-11-16 

Description: Dane County traffic police receiving first aid training. They are demonstrating the correct way for carrying a victim. From left are Lieut. A.C. Pope, an...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View looking up hill, from near the shore of Geneva Lake, towards the main house at Black Point. Doors facing the lake on the first and second floors open...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

Date: 1955-12-18 

Description: Downtown Madison lakeshore taken from Lake Monona in line with South Pinckney Street. Includes St. Raphael's steeple, 1 West Wilson Street state office bu...


Our Friend

Date: 1944 

Description: A poster featuring the face of President Franklin Roosevelt on the right and several people on the left. A soldier holds a child in his arms, others wave t...


Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.

Date: 1927 

Description: Pie charts from 1927-28 showing the present location of graduates of Central and East High Schools.

Date: 1912-02 

Description: Exterior view of the Madison Free Library, 206 North Carroll St. The library was built with Carnegie money and opened in 1906. The name changed to Madiso...


Villa Louis Opening

Date: 1953-04-14 

Description: Five Prairie du Chien women dressed in period dresses and hats pose for a portrait with Governor Walter Kohler at the Wisconsin State Capitol building. The...

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