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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of American soldiers stand at attention with their backs to officers of the Allied forces in Siberia, Russia. Some of the officers are: Lieutenant...

Date: 1959-05-14 

Description: Four people chat about the "old country" during the observance of Norway's Syttende Mai Independence Day, sponsored by the Ygdrasil Literary Society at the...

Photograph

Chief Senate Clerk

Date: 1937 

Description: A messenger hands materials to Lawrence Larson, in the Senate Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol. From left to right are Jerry Czarnecki, Hanford Wesle...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the South Station terminal with elevated track in the foreground, Boston, Massachusetts. Streetcars and pedestrians can be seen on the street below...

Date: 1945-07-06 

Description: Capt. (Dr.) Gunnar Quisling is shown with a device (a surgical caliper or sliding square) he perfected for rapid detection of foreign bodies in wounded sol...

Date:  ca.

Description: Advertising card for a double tank combination chemical and hose car on an International Harvester commercial truck chassis featuring color illustration. T...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view across snow of the headquarters building of the United States Army during the Allied Intervention in Northern Russia. An American flag is fly...

Date: 1918 

Description: Democracy (played by Douglas Fairbanks) punches Prussianism (Bull Montana) on the jaw in a promotional still from "Sic 'Em, Sam" a short silent film made f...

Date:  

Description: Two factory workers sit on a wooden bench reading papers below a display of implement parts, most likely at International Harvester's Osborne Works. The ma...

Photograph

Glass Collection

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A display of glass barber's bottles in the home of the photographer. There are examples of blown glass in a variety of painted, iridescent, and hobnail de...

Date: 1915 

Description: Mr. Pepper (played by Charles Lee) lies dead upon the floor while seven other characters stand about the room in attitudes of shock and bewilderment. On th...

Date: 1945 

Description: Hollywood motion picture producer Jules Levey and General Dwight Eisenhower pose for a publicity photograph. The occasion is a special December 1945 showin...

Photograph

Refugees after Tet

Date: 1968 

Description: Refugees at a Red Cross aid station in Hue shortly after the Tet offensive left much of the city in ruins. This scene was witnessed by American journalist...

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: Group portrait of six West High School football players: 55 Henry Heirlmeier; 56 Max Cichon; 57 Gil Coluccy; 46 Dave Neupert; 54 Bob Mansfield; 52 Bill Pip...

Date: 1948-05-25 

Description: Five participants in the Western Conference "Big 9" Officials golf tournament at Maple Bluff Country Club. Left to right: Wisconsin Assistant Athletic Dire...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Photograph

Christmas Parties

Date: 1954-11-20 

Description: Beverly Slauson and Paul Gesiler sit with a large Santa Claus balloon during the Nakoma Welfare League dancing party for young people of the area,

Postcard

Park Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking north on Park Street.

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