High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: An exterior view of a large brick high school with a belfry and large glass windows.


Earth Day 1970

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Acting on the suggestion of his mentor Senator Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin congressman David R. Obey participated (here at a gym) at the first Earth Day even...

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger sitting and hanging their feet off the edge of the side of wooden front steps leading up to a brick home, with Ruth Kressin sittin...

Date: 1960-10-03 

Description: Exterior view of Keeley 's Old Fashion Chocolates Building, located at 949 East Washington Avenue. The structure was built in 1919 and the business closed...


Oxen at the Well

Date: 1929 

Description: Three men work with an oxen to draw water from a well with a skin bucket. The well has a stone structure holding the pulley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Beulah Dahle, Carson Gulley and Margaret Roeckel Miner standing in front of Van Hise Hall (now Carson Gulley Hall). Gulley is wearing his white chef unifor...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking over Camp Randall to the University of Wisconsin campus taken from a home at 216 Campbell Street. Seen are Hiram Smith Hall, Dean Hen...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two small guest cottages surrounded by woods. Both cottages have screened-in porches.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of snow-covered blockhouse constructed of logs and sandbags, and part of a trench leading to a dugout. A stove pipe projects out of the snow above the...

Date: 1888-11-15 before

Description: Interior pages from the twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. A pair of columns frames...


Crowd on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn of a large crowd of African American men and women walking down a sidewalk. Cars are driving along the tree-lined road in...


Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part

Date: 1933 

Description: Frank Fox Jr. holds his father's prize bull, with a lead attached to a nose ring, in front of a wood sided silo. On the reverse of the photograph is writte...

Date: 1920-12-03 before

Description: Menu for Captain's Dinner on board the S.S. Pastores, of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, carrying President-Elect Warren G. Harding. On...

Date: 1919-10-25 

Description: Exterior of an International Harvester Company branch house building at 301 South Blount Street.


Twins in Nightgowns

Date: 1903-07 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger standing barefoot in the front doorway wearing their nightgowns.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View down curb towards an African American man and woman standing between parked cars along the side of a busy street. Behind them, trees obscure a crowd w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An old log house in the woods at Nelson Dewey State Park surrounded by oak trees.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior of a student's room at Downer (women's) College. Two banjos rest on the chaise in front of the window.



Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

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