Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Date: 1954 

Description: The intersection of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue after the old City Hall (1858-1954) and Fuller Opera House had been torn down.

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor of the Madison Catholic diocese as he boards a Chicago-bound train on the first leg of his trip to Rome, where he will report to...

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: A view from Bedford Street of the smouldering ruins of the Hotel Washington. A pedestrian crosses the street in front of a parked firetruck. Water being us...

Date: 1933 

Description: International armored truck built for Brinks Express Company parked in front of a building with armed guards.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from dirt road of a large brick building in Provo with mountains in the background.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Date: 1965-09-19 

Description: Woman parallel parking an International Scout 800 pickup as part of the "Petticoat Derby" driving competition. The event consisted of four competitive driv...

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows ward boundaries, names of additions, streets, bridges, mills, schools, religious buildings, businesses, hotels, railroads, factories, brewer...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Jefferson's Transfer Line, owned by Beverly Jefferson, 1/16th African-American. Beverly Frederick Jefferson was the grandson of President...

Date: 1879 

Description: This map shows names of triangulation stations, railroads, counties, rivers, and lakes. The Mississippi River, Lake Winnebago, and Lake Michigan are labele...


Rundolph Mill & Dam

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of the Rundolph Mill and dam near Muscoda. A man stands near the far side of the bridge on the left. The banks of the river are rocky cliffs, and a st...

Date: 1978 

Description: Two men are riding in an International Scout which is pictured off-roading in a wooded area.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: One of the many steamers that frequented the Mississippi River, shown here on choppy water in front of tree-covered bluffs. The ship has two smokestacks, f...

Date: 1911 

Description: Exterior view of home and yard on an unpaved road.


Covered Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over water of a covered bridge with latticework windows.

Date: 1957-09-26 

Description: Daisy Bates looks out from her front window as members of the 101st Airborne Division prepare to escort members of the "Little Rock Nine" to Central High S...


Water Avenue Fire

Date: 1990-12-31 

Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.


West State Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking east along West State Street between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Numerous buildings line the road, along which cable cars are travelin...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior of the Little Dutch Mill restaurant. The restaurant is designed in the style of a windmill. A sign on the lawn of the establishment reads, "ISO=VI...

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