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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Main street with the public library and storefronts.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Charles C. Stone of Decatur, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the ruins of the guardhouse used in 1883. The roof was burned off.
Description: Potatoes from all over the state are displayed at the stock pavilion on the University of Wisconsin campus during Farm and Home Week. Ihir Birjandr, a grad...
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
Description: "New Voters — It was "Swear In to Vote Day' at Pulaski High School. Students who have reached 18 were sworn in as voters during a ceremony at the school, a...
Description: Three men baling hay with a horse-powered hay press. Two men feed the press while another stacks the bales nearby.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Date: 1949 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...
Description: The Wisconsin Department of the Disabled America Veterans Auxiliary has donated $500 worth of lawn furniture to the Madison Veterans Administration Hospita...
Date: date unknown
Description: Map of "Navarino at the Head of Green Bay." Ousconsin Territory Daniel Whitney Proprietor.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: This blue line print map shows land claimed by the state and land claimed by Michigan, including disputed areas between the Branch River and Brule Lake and...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.
Description: Elevated view of automobiles and trucks gathered in connection with the distribution of brook trout fish. The “milk” cans in sight presumably contain finge...
Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.
Description: This map shows Madison and includes an index of University of Wisconsin buildings, city buildings, and churches. Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra...
Description: Candid view of the Reverend Jim Wright seated outdoors at Brittingham Park.
Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Homes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. George places his oil painting "Russian Spring" on the wall as Lorna l...
Description: Stereograph of Trempealeau from the river with two men in a boat in the foreground.
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