Bike Riders

Date: 1996-10 

Description: "Bike riders cross the Rock River near the intersection of AY & Gill Road."

Date: 1961-12-07 

Description: Members of UW basketball team present a cake to their new basketball teammate, Pat Richter, at a party in honor of his being named to the UPI All-American...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A political cartoon during the presidential campaign depicting W.J. Bryan repainting a sign with the word "imperialism".

Date: 1898-07-10 

Description: Syl sits outside on a porch with three other well-dressed family members of varying ages, each representing a generation in the family. Carl Schmidt is the...

Date: 1995-08 

Description: Cake, ice cream, and soda served at the annual Historical Society Social.

Date: 1952-10-03 

Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...


State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date: 1958-03-15 

Description: John J. Walsh, University of Wisconsin boxing coach, poses with Ivan Williamson, University of Wisconsin athletic director. It is Walsh's final day coachin...

Date: 1928-08-07 

Description: Truck driver in a Mutual Purchasing delivery truck. The International truck has an advertisement for Hellmann's Blue Ribbon Mayonnaise painted on the side...

Date: 1937-12-01 

Description: Furnace installation by Hefty Sales Co., in a recreation room with a fireplace and pinball machine.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a pink top with white detailing, a pink skirt, and a pink scarf created for Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount, 1955). Water...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This building was used for cooking and eating. The clothesline on the left has clothes hanging on it. Neal Harrington has written on the postcard:


Date: 1922 

Description: View from roadside of Main Street. There are three men wearing coveralls standing near the open door of a building. Four cars are parked along the street

Date: 1998-09-25 

Description: "Karen Catania is our waitress at the Country Retreat, 3461 High Road, Hartford, WI." From left to right; Bob White, Jean White, Shirley Widmer, Karen Cata...

Date: 1954-03-31 

Description: City Inspection Superintendent Ray Burt hands the key to City Hall to Merrill Haley, representing the investment group that purchased the building. William...


Cattle in Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle grazing in field. This image may represent a model farm, an experimental farm of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Date: 1952-05-20 

Description: Dave Ross, a West High School student, is playing the piano for a group of fellow students from Madison's various high schools. They are the entertainers w...


Pierce House

Date: 1951 

Description: Pierce house (also known as the Garnhardt house), 424 North Pinckney Street. Interior view with desk and large window. Photograph made for the Madison Comm...


Description: Letterhead of the Chippewa Springs Corporation of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, featuring the Chippewa Natural Spring Water logo of an American Indian man in...


Shipping Cotton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers load bales of cotton onto a ship. The bales are being hoisted up ramps and onto the ship.

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