Harvester Picnic

Date: 1929 

Description: Boys line up for a race or game at an International Harvester employee picnic while a crowd forms to watch.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A man is standing on the platform on the top. This postcard has a handwritten notation on the back:

"One of the first forest protection lookouts erected...


Elk Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the large roaring Elk Falls on the Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada.

Date: 1901 

Description: View across lawn of the University of Wisconsin Armory building (Red Gym). A man is sitting on a railing in front of the gym entrance door. Another man is...


Steelworkers Strike

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Distribution of picket signs to striking members of the United Steelworkers of America Local 8888. The local was on strike against Tenneco.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman holding a baby sits near a little girl on rocks looking down on the "Dell Queen" steamboat entering the Narrows at Devil's Elbow.

Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.


Naval Storage

Date:  date unknown

Description: The naval stores docks piled high with barrels. Men can be seen rolling the barrels and buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Elevated view of spectators in the grandstands at Derby Downs watching three racers participate in the All-American Soap Box Derby.

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Portrait of Dane County Traffic Officer Robert Waldron who was injured in fighting the fire at the tenement-type house, 15 South Bedford Street, where Flor...


Description: Elevated view of building of the Badger State Banner (a local newspaper) and Cooper & Son Printers. A man stands at the entrance of the building. On the si...


Coastal Cottages

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of cottages along a rocky coast, and a building in the distance.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four young girls pose outside of Witt's photography studio. They are wearing dresses. Two of the girls have jackets, and three of them have hair bows.


Young Couple

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young couple in moderately intimate pose against a board fence.

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers on South Pinckney Street on the Capitol Square. Businesses include the Three Sisters store, Mangels store, W.T. Grant store and a sign...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman holding a broom and book stands with a group of boys and girls. They are posed standing in front of a wooden building, probably a school group, possi...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Marines arriving at Soc Trang on a C-130 Hercules transport carrier. Soc Trang was an abandoned landing strip built by the Japanese during World War II....

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View of an automobile parked along the side of the road during a scenic drive through virgin forest near Lac du Flambeau.

Date: 1931-10-26 

Description: Florentina Krueger holding her granddaughter, Shirley, in her lap as she sits on the edge of the porch.

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