View the online collection of Photo Copy Service photographs taken in Madison from the 1920s through 1960s.


Robert Gibbs

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: Press Secretary Robert Gibbs poses outside Barack Obama rally. An American flag is in the background.


Description: Elevated view of buildings and traffic on West Water Street, with horse-drawn vehicles and streetcars in foreground.

Date: 1916-04-12 

Description: American soldiers unpacking supplies at the Casas Grande, Mexico, the field headquarters of the military force sent to capture Pancho Villa. The supplies w...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of six boys and men swimming in Siskiwit Lake by a wooden boat. In the background is the shoreline and trees.

Date: 1900 before

Description: A man leads two horses pulling a McCormick automatic self-rake reaper through a field while another man follows behind. In the background is a river or pon...


"Home Guard"

Date: 1921-08 

Description: Three men pose standing in front of a log house belonging to the Getto family.holding guns. A dog sits on the ground between two of the men. The man on the...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A member of the Dane County Council of Defense Food Board Women's Committee sells dried corn at the farmer's market. Women's organizations sold wheat subst...


Saigon Street Scene

Date: 1968-06 

Description: A busy street in wartime Vietnam with bicycles, motorbikes, and automobiles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Filiberto and family, who are migrant workers, pose in front of cherry trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A "Yankee Farmer" with two oxen and a cart near dilapidated farm buildings.


Description: Pilot Louis Kakuk, manager of the Manitowoc Airport, with his Waco airplane. Kakuk's career followed a typical pattern for aviators, moving from the freewh...

Date: 1932-08 

Description: Mother and her two daughters at work in the McCormick Works community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International Har...

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Ta-vah-puts, Chief of the U-in-tah Utes, standing in a field.


Description: Monument for the 15th Wisconsin Infantry at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.


Atlas Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Atlas Mill, a Kimberly-Clark Company mill.

Date: 1942 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne having a picnic while leaning against a stack of cut grain in a field at Ten Chimneys.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from front of left side of an International bus used by the Bond Hill Auto Service Co. There is a luggage rack on the roof.


Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Cranberry harvesters using cranberry rakes make their way across a flooded cranberry bog. In the background crates of harvested cranberries are stacked wai...


MP Headquarters

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Headquarters of Company C of the 793rd Military Police Battalion in post-World War II Germany. Although the location is not identified, Sigurd Olson who to...

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