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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mary Elizabeth Mears, also known as Nellie Wildwood.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Adams Patent Wheel Co on Front Street along the C.B. & Q. Railroad. There are seven men and a young boy posed near four different open doorways.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: African American woman tending to her plot in the McCormick Works' garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Harves...

Date: 1924-06-06 

Description: Man operating an early Farmall Regular tractor with attached harrow.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.

Photograph

Fokker Universal

Date:  

Description: Three-quarter view from front left of a Fokker Universal sitting on a runway. The airplane is powered with a Wright "Whirlwind" 220 hp engine. The pilot an...

Date: 1952-01-18 

Description: The Madison crew sits on their iceboat, the "Mary B," that raced in the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice regatta on Lake Monona. From left to righ...

Photograph

Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a parade passing by a residential block.

Photograph

Two Boys in Costume

Date:  

Description: Two boys dressed in costumes posing for a studio portrait. The boy standing on the left is wearing a tall, ruffled hat with a plume, dark stockings, and a...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1983 ca.

Description: Man in waders walking through a cranberry marsh during harvest. Marshes are flooded and harvested berries float to the surface. Booms and rakes are then us...

Date: 1933 

Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...

Photograph

Hand Sawmill

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men working outdoors using a hand saw to saw a piece of timber. In the background other people are working among stacks of timber. There is a large bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edmond S. Burdick.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: View from street of the South Side State Bank on Lakeside Street, after a robbery. The front door is set in the center of the facade, flanked on both sides...

Photograph

Push Binder

Date: 1919 

Description: View across field man operating a push binder powered by three horses.

Date: 1898 

Description: Withertail, a Sioux Chief, at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress. He is sitting outdoors in front of a tipi.

Photograph

Captive, Vinh Quoi

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Captive held in a concrete room in Vinh Quoi, Vietnam in the aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village. The woman is wearing all black, is barefoot an...

Date: 1921 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Clifford L. McMillen, Milwaukee businessman.

Date: 1933-06-20 

Description: Portrait of "King Joe," hobo king, in town lobbying to make Wisconsin safe for "hobo-ocracy.". He was elected president of the Bonafide Hobos Union at an i...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

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