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Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Silent film actors Matt Moore (left) and his brother Owen Moore sit on either side of Florence Lawrence who holds both their hands on a rustic bench in the...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Grover Cleveland around the time he first took office as president of the United States.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic holiday card of an African American family posed over "Merry Christmas" wrapping paper in the background. Holly and bells appear overhead. Eac...
Description: Back cover of a pamphlet advertising the Rumely 1 1/2 ton farm truck featuring an illustrated diagram of the vehicle. The headline text reads, "Rugged Stre...
Description: A composite of oval portraits of Native American women, possibly from the Chilocco Indian School.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Speakers, graduates, and guests are seated in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House, the venue for the University of Wisconsin-Madison commenceme...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of man posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a winter coat, bandana, and hat, and is identified as Jerome Ba...
Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.
Date: 1900 after
Description: Exterior view of Northwestern College. Young men pose in many of the windows. The building features a neoclassical style, with a columned porch and decora...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: Cover of "The Screw", an underground newspaper, featuring the naked torso of a woman, holding a pipe in her lap. Caption at the bottom reads, "Warning-to a...
Description: Studio portrait of five Ho-Chunk men posed in front of a painted backdrop. Two are posed sitting on a piece of a low stone wall, and three are standing. Th...
Description: Action shot during the All-University boxing final at the University of Wisconsin. Ellis Gasser, Portage, lands a punch on Ed Sanborn of Madison. The match...
Description: A bright orange sticker in the shape of a football with the words "Title Town U.S.A." written on a pennant and the words "Packers 1961, Green Bay, Wisconsi...
Description: Studio portrait of Meta Berger seated with her hands folded in her lap.
Description: Winners of the Courteous Driver award, given by AAA, are Jeanne Lindsay, seated in a car, and her father, H.E. Lindsay, standing on the driver's side.
Description: "Crazy Man's Castle" near Minneiska, Minnesota. Built of lumber salvaged from Mississippi River log and lumber rafts which occasionally lost some of their...
Description: The altar inside St. James Catholic Church.
Description: A view down tree-lined Walnut Street. The houses on the left side of the street are obscured by trees. A group of four boys stand by a tree and pose. Print...
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