Public School

Date: 1931 

Description: View from across street of schoolchildren standing and playing on the sidewalk outside the Benton High School.

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a reading room at Willard Straight Hall, opened in 1925. The hall can be found in the union of Cornell University, founded in 1865. Men sit a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A portion of the fireplace and windows in the bedroom of Olgivanna Wright at Taliesin, the summer home of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship....

Date: 1976-08-22 

Description: A carved smiling face detail on the end of a wooden beam on Le Chateau residential cooperative at 636 Langdon Street. It's one of four decorative faces, th...

Date: 1939-04-25 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol, standing next to his official car, a Nash manufactured in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Governor Hei...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Fahnestock House with Saddleback Mountain in the background. The house is located among trees.

Date: 1913 

Description: View from street of scaffolding and cranes on the Wisconsin State Capitol used to construct the building. Pedestrians and a carriage are in the foreground.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Several men working on silaging operation with a husker and shredder in front of a barn. Men are standing on wagons moving grain, and full bags are leaning...


Formal Garden

Date: 1925-09 

Description: Formal garden with small pond, and in the background a vine-covered gazebo with a bench inside. Original caption reads: "Landscape -- formal garden. 'Rydal...


Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...


Stable Hazards

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A man uses a rake inside a stable, standing near harnesses hung from wooden pegs on the wall. The tail of a horse can be seen on the left.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of a soldier with a rifle standing near a timber and sandbag constructed blockhouse. In the distance is a Russian town. The most prominent...


Painting of a Cook

Date:  date unknown

Description: Amateur painting by Eleanor R. Craighill. Representing a woman in an apron and hat polishing(?) a pot in front of the kitchen fireplace in the Governor's P...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A room in Forest Lawn Sanatorium is lined on either side with windows and holds a table, end table, and several wicker chairs. Potted plants decorate the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of man standing atop lumber loaded onto a horse-drawn flatbed wagon. The wagon is stopped on a road construction or repair site. The "Hotel...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group of men, women, and children posed standing and sitting in front of an open sawmill.


Church on Fire

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...

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