.

Date:  

Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,
almost nothing happened. But to us
it was the best day of all

Date: 1963-05-16 

Description: President John F. Kennedy meeting with delegates to the Amalgamated Meat Cutter and Butcher Workers Union in the White House rose garden. The labor leader...

Date: 1967 

Description: Color postcard of an exterior view of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Building, now the headquarters of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Students a...

Date: 1966 before

Description: A large group of people are gathered outside the Madison County Courthouse. Across the street are storefronts, with more people standing on the sidewalk lo...

Photograph

"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek and is standi...

Postcard

Birge Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior from Bascom Hill of Birge Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Originally known as the Biology building.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Catholic Church with a bell tower.

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of town.

Date:  

Description: View up slope of unidentified clapboard one-room schoolhouse with teacher and students posed outside. In the background is a fence and field.

Photograph

Irene Mervin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Irene Mervin, a 12-year-old student at Eagle Corners School, poses with a baseball bat in front of a large tree. On the reverse of the photograph is writte...

Date: 1912 

Description: Wooden flood gate of a dam. Water pours over the gate down into a reservoir. There are signs on either post advertising the interstate fair in La Crosse on...

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Edith, John, and Caroline Cordio posing in the garden at the front of their house a...

Photograph

"The Grand Loggery"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of "the Grand Loggery", Governor Doty's home at Neenah-Menasha, built in 1845.

Photograph

Log Drive

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Two businessmen visiting a log drive along the Wisconsin River. They stand atop a log holding peavey hooks.

Date: 1928 

Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...

Photograph

Elda Strahm

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elda Strahm, 13, poses outside her home with many prize ribbons which she won at the Green County and Wisconsin State Fairs. Another girl stands on the lef...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: E.W. Brandel, Mrs. Brandel, and the Taylors pose in chairs in front of a building. The man on the right is smoking a cigar, and behind them are windows wit...

Photograph

Scene on Mill Pond

Date: 1913 

Description: Landscape of buildings and a dam along the shoreline of the pond.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the railroad tracks around the East Shore of the lake in Devil's Lake State Park. Telephone poles appear between the tracks and th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a person doing laundry in metal tubs on a bench outside. The caption reads: "'The Hand Laundry' Lake Huntington, N.Y."

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.