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Photograph

Charles Solar Olson

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Solar Olson, in uniform, and a woman. He was a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following...

Date: 1952-01-05 

Description: Portrait of nine Madison and state officers of the Knights of Columbus at a meeting at the Loraine Hotel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Major Charles Hamilton, in a detail from the roster of Company D, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry Regiment known as the Stoughton...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down table of people at a large, outdoor dinner party. They are dining near the Blue Mound Church.

Date: 1948-11-18 

Description: New Annie, the elephant at Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), reaching her trunk through the bars.

Date: 1957-03-13 

Description: Two highly regarded officials at the annual WIAA State Basketball Tournaments, Archie Morrow and Dynie Mansfield, announced their retirement as officials o...

Photograph

Eagle Regiment Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dr. James A Jackson, Sr., who was a hospital steward for the 8th Wisconsin Regiment during the Civil War, riding in an open car during a GAR parade in Madi...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Chris Schanel, undertaker, stands next to the back of his hearse. A home and trees are in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Construction of new streetcar tracks on the Capitol Square. In the background, on the corner of Main and Carroll streets, is the Park Hotel. Behind the hot...

Date: 1932-03-12 

Description: Group portrait of nine orchestra members gathered around a grand piano at the Studio ballroom, 237 West Gilman Street.

Date: 1953-06-31 

Description: Professor Richard C. Emmons of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department who is holding a gem case of glass replicas of 10 of the largest and best-kno...

Date: 1944 

Description: Instructor on the wing of a biplane talks with an airman trainee in the cockpit of a plane during flight training at Truax Field during World War II.

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...

Date: 1945-01-17 

Description: Maj. Gen. Harry C. Ingles, Chief Signal Officer, United States Army, watching two women make batteries at Ray-O-Vac, or RMR (Ruben Mallory Ray-O-Vac).

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Samuel S. Pierce, (1870-1936) posing with his mother, Hettie (Starks) Pierce (1829-1944). Hettie was 115 when she died. Hettie, Samuel, his wife Mollie, an...

Date: 1946-05-10 

Description: Professor Howard Becker, Sociology Department at the University of Wisconsin. While on leave from his teaching job, he went to Washington, D.C. to work wit...

Date: 1974-11 

Description: Poster publicizing recent films by James Benning, at 4070 Vilas in Madison, Wisconsin. Features a screen printed picture of a man with a green ground and b...

Date: 1946-09-21 

Description: Dell Houser, service and parts department manager, shown at Madison Armature and Parts Company, 712 Market Place. Mr. Houser is also secretary and treasure...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men wearing hats and coats, holding cigars and posing with two Dalmation dogs.

Date: 1901 

Description: Library Reading Room as completed in 1901, showing skylights and ceiling fixtures, library tables and lights, and many University of Wisconsin students at...

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