Zesto Malt Shop

Date: 1956 

Description: Waiter making a malt in the Zesto Malt Shop at 658 State Street.

Date: 1954-06-20 

Description: B. F. Konopack of Lockport, Illinois and R.G. Holtz of Western Springs, Illinois examine some of the hundreds of roses displayed in the first rose show spo...


Truck in Orchard

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: A man loads a crate of citrus fruit onto an International Model C-35 truck in an orchard. The truck was used by Dr. Phillips Company, owners of 5,000 acres...


Kiefer Barn


Description: Leo and Nancy Kiefer, along with children, Ann and Julieanne, live at W1053 Allen Road (Section 27). Nancy's father, Harley Sellnow, and grandfather, Wm Se...

Date: 1969 

Description: Women workers at a Wisconsin canning factory inspect corn as it passes by them on conveyor belts.


Hanging Up the Corn

Date: 1914 

Description: A man is hanging up strings of corn to demonstrate corn testing in front of a group of children (students?).

Date: 2014-07-27 

Description: Underwater view of the port side propeller of the "Milwaukee." The propeller is intact partially wedged into the floor of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1933-07-23 

Description: Group portrait of Montgomery Ward's baseball team in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The congregation of the Norwegian Lutheran Church.

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Vietnamese soldiers breaking camp along a muddy road after a night of heavy rain. The shirtless man is battallion commander, Major Giai (?). Civilian vill...



Date: 1925-09-18 

Description: Theo Klemmer using a harvester-thresher (combine) sold by the Lind Hardware Company. Two other men are on the combine with him.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snapshot by Madison butcher Earl Omen of elephants parading past the Monona Avenue gate of the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).


Robert Wilson

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Wilson. He was born in Greenupsburg, Kentucky, on July 16, 1814. Wilson came to Wisconsin in May of 1833, and reside...

Date: 1940-05-10 

Description: Side view of a Farmall A showing generator and decal placement.

Date: 1956-02-09 

Description: Four women sit together behind a low table containing small bundles of cloth and a scissors while making slippers for the children staying at a Madison hos...


Description: A woman with a ukulele in a household setting.


Description: A group of girls and boys singing near a campfire, possibly part of Highlander Children's Camp.


Man Writing a Check

Date: 1921-10-03 

Description: Close-up of a man writing a check for $4.35 to a "Henry Peterson." The check is dated at Chicago and is printed with the name "Merchants' Loan & Trust Comp...

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers sit and stand for a group portrait at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Uniformed women sit in the foreground and American flags ha...

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