Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...


Timber Highway

Date: 1933 

Description: Highway with timbered railroad underpass.


Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy

Date: 1892 

Description: Fourth page of calendar for July and August, 1892. Features an illustration of a man using a team of horses to pull a Buckeye harvesting machine in a field...

Date: 1944-01-22 

Description: Sergeant Walter Schaefer of Port Washington, Wisconsin, swings from a rope over an extremely muddy road just after a truck has just driven through at a mil...



Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women posed standing on either side of a wooden fence in front of a two-story frame house with a man and woman posed standing on the porch.

Date: 1922 

Description: View across yard of the public school, a one-story wood frame L-shaped building on a hill. There are groups of students standing on the stairs at the entra...

Date: 1975 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

Date: 1878 

Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...

Date: 1995 ca.

Description: Color photo of an International model 3400 Commercial Bus parked in front of the Hotel de la Monnaie. The bus is white with red and blue stripes, with the...


Description: Local band informally gathered for a performance in a rural setting.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified, European American woman posed standing. She has her arms at her sides and is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a young girl playing in the leaves in the yard of a two-story wooden house. A man and woman and a dog stand watching in the background on the far l...

Date: 1961-10-07 

Description: Helen and Fred Bandlow are off to their honeymoon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from bluff overlooking the railroad tracks and yard along the Mississippi River. A group of men are gathered on the track near stacks of lumb...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the northwest from the Capitol Square.


Folk Dancing

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Three couples of school age children perform a folk dance outdoors in the grass. The boys wear knickers and patterned stockings; the girls are in dresses....

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed illustration of a spider in her...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two unidentified women posed sitting close together. They are wearing light-colored dresses a...

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