Stocking Fish


Description: Conservation advocate Sigurd Olson stocking smallmouth bass in the canoe country near the Minnesota-Canadian border.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker painting a Farmall Cub tractor in a paint booth at International Harvester's Louisville Works. Original caption notes that the worker is not...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.


Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "$110,000,000 Jackpot."


Description: Group portrait of men, women, and children posing outdoors. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing dresses (mostly short sleeved and mid-calf...

Date: 1858 

Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...

Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Group portrait of members of the West Side Business Men's Association at the site of their future clubhouse on Odana Road.

Date: 1912 

Description: Photo opportunity day at the Glenn Curtiss School of Aviation on North Island in San Diego Harbor. The man in the lower left corner is thought to be Glenn...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade near the Wisconsin State Capitol. The Blue Mounds float depicting Dane County's first settler, Ebenezer Brigham, is coming down...

Date:  ca.

Description: Elevated view of the set for the film "Riot on Cell Block 11." There is a large group of men in the center back, and movie cameras, lighting equipment, and...

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: View from under an awning of a man standing next to an International Model C-20 truck used by the Seybold Baking Company. He is handing a loaf of "O Boy" b...


Inspecting Peas

Date: 1975 

Description: Two women workers at a Wisconsin pea cannery enjoy a light moment, as the shelled peas they are inspecting pass by on a conveyor belt. Both women are weari...


Carl "Bear" Bandle

Date: 1978-02-23 

Description: "Carl 'Bear' Bandle, proprietor of Bear's Den, is one of Theresa's youngest barkeepers."

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Colorful locomotive pulling several cars full of children at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). Although referred to as the "Kiddie Train," the caption...


Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1966 

Description: "American Legion Post 270 celebrates Memorial Day."

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.


Description: Thuy Nguyen lays on the grass in a park on a sunny day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd gathered in the park near the North Wing of the Third Wisconsin State Capitol watching aerial performer descend a wire attached to the roof of the bu...


Oak Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Oak Lodge near Lake Mendota, with a man and two women posing on the front porch. It was owned by Caroline Fitch, Ann Stewart, and Jessie V...

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