Date: 1958 

Description: Dance and singing performance during a festival at Taliesin West. The theater was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built by the Fellowship. Taliesin West...


Justinger Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved street of a storefront.

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 28, "Planes in Action." This poster features a large squadron of military aircraft flying through the air.

Date: 1943 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon, a pioneer aviator from Delavan, Wisconsin, in his uniform as a member of the Milwaukee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.


Adam Best

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a European American man posing sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat, vest, necktie, a...

Date: 1968 

Description: A towering specimen of Ulmus americana standing along the river in the Menomonee River Parkway. There are large blocks of ice on the shore. This tre...

Date: 1905-02 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief Slum-Xi-Ki (Bear Claw), Called Charlot, in native dress with horned headdress and ornaments. Part of Salishan and Flathead Tribes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view through open passenger side door of an International Harvester model truck, showing steering wheel and column, seat, dashboard, windshield, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a woman seated in a chair, and a soldier dressed in a First World War uniform sitting on the arm of the chair. They are pose...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A geological map of Wisconsin that shows the locations of different rock deposits such as limestone, sandstone, shale, plutonic and the Penokee Iron Range....


Description: A studio portrait of a taxidermy moose head set in cattails in front of a painted backdrop.


Description: Studio portrait of three men smoking pipes and cigars and holding beer bottles in front of a painted backdrop. From left to right, Jacob Bowar, Herman Kals...

Date: 1917 

Description: A man and woman look out of a window at people picking cotton in a field. The two are well-dressed.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Circus parade passing Frederick and Mary Mark's confectionary. This view is north-northeast beyond the intersection of Williamson and Dickenson Streets.

Date: 1961-09-27 

Description: Members of the Nakoma Welfare League gathered at Westminster Presbyterian Church for the organization's annual fall get acquainted tea and program. Dorothy...


Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The site of the encounter between Black Hawk and his followers and General Henry.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Male and female factory workers are standing at work stations next to large pieces of manufacturing equipment at International Harvester's Osborne Works (l...

Date: 1941-11-03 ca.

Description: A factory worker places charges into an electrically controlled draw furnace at International Harvester's Canton Works. Original caption reads, "Shell Pack...

Date: 1946-10-10 

Description: Joseph L. "Roundy" Coughlin, sports writer for the "Wisconsin State Journal", and two other men in a motorboat on a lake.

Date: 1901-03-21 before

Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: