Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: High-ranking German Naval Officers arriving at the prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Allied soldiers are standing guard an...


Ely House Yardwork


Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson pruning a tree in his Ely house yard.

Date: 1900 

Description: View along shoreline towards the University of Wisconsin from the foot of North Carroll Street.


Train Wreck

Date: 1912-05-24 

Description: Wreck of a Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault St. Marie Railroad train on a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The damage is so severe that the cars have...

Date: 1900-11 ca.

Description: Syl standing in front of a octagonal-shaped Gordon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A stocky man in a white suit stands at a lectern and microphone in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling home). Other men and women sit on the platform. A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the circle swing at Waldemeer Park. The ride is surrounded by a fence, trees, and several power lines.


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform toward the Waunakee depot and an arriving train. Freight cars are on the tracks on the left. A group of men are standing on the platform...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Main Hall, present-day Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Underwood Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An interior available light photograph, through a doorway, of the parlor in the home of E.W. Underwood. An oil lamp is sitting on a table flanked by two ch...

Date: 1949 

Description: A manager pays a field worker on an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "Mr. Monroe paying the field workers."

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.


Valley and Farm

Date: 1962-12-01 

Description: A valley and farm in the vicinity of Highway F to the west.


High School

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the high school. The building features an arched doorway, a hip roof with three dormers on the front and one on the side, a domed steeple with an A...


Richard T. Ely Home

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Richard T. Ely home at 205 North Prospect Street. This house was designed by the Chicago architect Charles Sumner Frost and built by Richard &...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A back view of Linda Schiesser posing outdoors in a Mexican jacket, with trousers and a hat. The written caption reads: "Louise Wild made me this."

Date: 1924 

Description: The Municipal Light and Power Plant and water tower seen from across a pond.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at Red Arrow Resort on Deep Lake. There are curtains on the windows and interior decorations. Tables and chairs are set...

Date: 1924 

Description: A farmer guides a Chattanooga walking plow in a field as it is pulled by a team of two horses.


Description: A family in front of a La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor hitched to a threshing machine.

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