Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Cottages on the shoreline of Cable Lake. The cottages are supported by pilings where they extend out over the water.


Stone Church

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: A stone church built in 1851 located at the junction of Highway 39 and County Trunk X in Linden.

Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.


Drawing Machine

Date: 1972-12-08 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by the the Aluminum Company of America. Falk caption reads, "8 units on the order. 3 units are shiftable, the balance of f...


Air Show Winner

Date: 1934-05-06 

Description: Pilot Orland G. Corben accepts the winner's trophy at the Kroger Air Show in Madison from Kroger Manager D.V. McPeek. Also in the photograph is Tommy Hain...


Carrying Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. Children watch as a group of men begin to pick up corpses wrapped in sheets on woven mats.

Date: 1891 

Description: This late 19th century map of the Dells of the Wisconsin River shows the geographic features and topography of the area. Kilbourn City (present day Wiscons...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card of a window, looking outward from the inside of a house. On the sill is an American Eagle on a Federal Shield over a swag of holly and ribbon,...


Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Wisconsin Avenue. Many automobiles are being driven, and others are parked at the curb at an angle. The street sign on the corner...

Date: 1916 

Description: View down middle of street, with pedestrians, horses and wagons delivering milk cans. The ridge of a tree-lined hill is in the background.

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum, examines a pitcher in preparation for an exhibit of English luste...

Magazine or Periodical

"Environmental Action" Cover Design

Date: 1970-03-03 

Description: The cover design of the magazine "Environmental Action: April 22" featuring a line drawing of multititudes of people clinging to and falling off of the Ear...

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a man plowing a field in Germany with a McCormick 624 tractor and disk plow.


Holsmiller Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Spensley Furnace on the Holsmiller farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters work to put out a fire in a four-story building on a city block. In front of a fire hose spraying water, a photographer is kneeling in front...

Date: 1944-10-29 

Description: Robert Doyle stands with one foot resting on a railroad track on the border between Germany and Belgium. A sign on the right reads "Entering Germany." Behi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Poster soliciting funds for Metropolitan Madison War Chest. Featured are caricatures of Hitler and Goering.

Date: 1956-07-22 

Description: Three Madison women greet Elaine Fassold (right), president of the St. Louis chapter at the regional brunch of the American Business Women's Association at...

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