Date: 1957 

Description: A factory worker in a protective suit and mask applies a coat of paint to an International A-100 "Golden Jubilee" truck cab at International Harvester's Sp...


Hemlock Bark

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...

Date: 1946-08-10 

Description: The man on the left is Dr. Charles O. Lindberg, a physician and singer of Swedish songs, who recorded for Helene Stratman-Thomas. The man on the right is A...


The Shack

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The annotation on the photograph says: "Another picture of the shack - blankets hanging out. Indian Al."

Another version of this photograph is annotated:...


Arab Tea Seller

Date: 1937-12-22 

Description: A tea seller squats with his wares on a sidewalk in Tripoli, Libya. This photograph was taken by American journalist Cecil Brown, who had a great affinity...

Date: 1949-04-05 

Description: Attorneys John Brickhouse and James Karn, members of the 1949 Madison Community Chest budget committee, stand on the steps of the Dane county court house....

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...

Date: 1930 

Description: Man uses a Farmall Regular tractor to pull a McCormick-Deering grain drill in a field. Original caption reads: "John Maher- Fargo, North Dakota. Farmall &...

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The Reverend Jerome Mersberger (at left), pastor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, is honored at the annual convention of the Wisconsin Moos...


Fire Company

Date: 1903 

Description: Group portrait of the Madison Fire Department, consisting of 17 individual oval portraits and the station on Webster Street.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Gaylord Nelson participates in a canoe trip down the Namekagon River in an effort to protect the river under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.


Neville Brand


Description: Neville Brand leans against a wall outside of a prison cell and smiles. He is pulling out a cigarette from a cigarette pack he holds in his hands. There is...

Date: 1993-03-06 

Description: "After defeating Chilton for the sectional title, the Lomira Lions posed for a team picture."


Man Knitting

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elderly man sitting in a rocking chair and knitting.

Date: 1982-05 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, walks arm and arm with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Reese on the grounds of Black Point Estate. Behind them are two of A...

Date: 1917 

Description: Advertisement for the Twin City 16 tractor featuring four photographs of the tractor at work in a Texas farm field. The captions read, "Plowing 7" to 9" de...


Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

Description: Monograph of famous Norwegian violinist Ole Bull holding his violin and bow.

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Group portrait of six German radiomen from the Western Allies' zone visiting WHA, the University of Wisconsin-Madison radio station. The group was in Madis...

Date: 1945-11-15 

Description: Roundy Coughlin shaking hands with Lieut. Col. Royal Thompson as they renew their acquaintance from attending a baseball game in Chicago when Royal Thompso...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two men pose with an International truck loaded with Moxie soft drink bottles parked in front of a stone building. The text on the bottle containers reads...

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