Date: 1916 

Description: Ethel Barrymore, wearing a mid-19th century dress with basque waist and crinoline, stands by a window. She is costumed for the title role in the 1916 silen...


YMCA Dinner

Date: 1952-03-10 

Description: Speakers table at the annual dinner of the Madison YMCA. Left to right: Missionary Appadural Aaron, principal speaker; Walter Engelke, dinner chairman; Jea...

Date: 1945 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the 1945 International six-wheel model K-8-F 4WD truck. Features a color illustration of drivers transporting lo...


D. W. Griffith

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the director D. W. Griffith wearing an overcoat and homburg hat.


Description: Currier & Ives lithograph of the fall of Richmond, April 2, 1865.


Description: Lantern slide of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the ground in a clearing with trees in the background. She is sitting cross-legged and is holding an ear...

Date: 1943 

Description: Exterior view through trees of a store operated by Mattingly Tractor & Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership.

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: View from street of children and adults gathered along the sidewalk to watch as Madison observes Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services aro...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across harvested field towards men and a young girl posing near a man using a horse-drawn McCormick binder. Farm buildings and fences are in the backg...

Date: 1786 after

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson, from the painting by M. Brown.


John Muir Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: A modern view of the former John Muir residence at Hickory Hill. Muir's father Daniel moved his family there in 1857 from their earlier farm on Fountain L...

Date: 1947-03-13 

Description: Mrs. Fred R. (Edith) Jones, Mrs. Kenneth H. (Pauline) Parsons, and Mrs. Hans T. (Josephine) Sondergaard, of the Unitarian Service Committee, are shown mend...



Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the front and side of an outhouse with an open door. A section of a long building with a row of windows is in the background.


Directing Traffic

Date: 1939 

Description: A Chicago police officer holds up his hand to signal pedestrians that they should not enter the crosswalk.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Old Absinthe House Bar, erected in 1806 by Pedro Front and Francisco Juncadelia. The bar features decorative marble fountains and a clock...


Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.


Jack Pine Planting


Description: Man in the midst of young Jack Pines planted at Nicolet National Forest.


Osage Man and Woman


Description: An Osage man and woman.

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