Store Interior

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the interior of Ryan Hickethier & Co., a "Sears Associated Store" 132 Fourth Avenue. Kenmore appliances, Silvertone radios, and floor swee...

Date: 1948-09-31 

Description: Cornerstone laying ceremony at the new Queen of Apostles seminary, 5810 Cottage Grove Road. Seated, left to right, are Rev. Edward Kinney, Madison, secreta...

Date: 1959-03-31 

Description: Four Madison Newspapers, Inc., carrier salesmen (or newspaper home delivery boys) look over possible awards for new subscriptions, such as prizes, cash, or...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a man pulling a spring-tooth harrow through a field with an International 4366 turbo tractor.


Description: "Bitter Man," Chief of Pillager Band of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Native Americans.


Mormon House

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Mormon house dating from James Strang's settlement.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ancient ruins, possible Adobe ruins, on the Santa Cruz River. Text on the bottom left of the photograph reads, "Publ. by R. Rasmessen No. 109"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two dogs wearing collars in front of a painted backdrop.


Mother's Day

Date: 1956-05-07 

Description: Mother's Day portrait of Margaret Kennedy with her nine children. First row: James (12), Kathleen (10), Joseph (9). Center row: Jeanne (3), Peggy (2), Timo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A distant view of the Flathead Reservation and the Mission Mountains. Text on photograph reads: "Mission Range Flathead Reservation."

Date: 1954-04 

Description: Sid giving a man a shave in Moon's Barber Shop. Sid has a cigar in his mouth. The man sitting in the chair getting the shave is wearing hip waders. A large...

Date: 1958-12-06 

Description: Dr. and Mrs. Albert Kanner, and Mrs. and Dr. Michael Lazor are shown at their club's annual holiday dinner dance.


Description: View from behind of a man with a small swarm of bees attached to the back of his sweater. He is standing at the back of an outdoor beekeeping class. About...


Badger Spelling Bee

Date: 1950-04-29 

Description: Spelling bee champion Arlene Brown of Janesville holds her trophy. Smiling on the right is her eighth grade teacher at St. Mary's Catholic school Sister M...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the organ inside of the Presbyterian church. This site is now occupied by the Masonic Temple.

Date: 1943 

Description: High up on a camera crane, cinematographer James Wong Howe adjusts a flag over the cameraman's head. In front of the camera, two actors playing German sold...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Composite image of "Packerland U.S.A." including prominent attractions: Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, NFL Football team; the Brown County A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View up steep stone stairway with stone walls on the sides at the Ravenswood Hotel.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A family of five poses in front of an International Harvester "company house" in the coal mining town of Benham.

Date: 1918 

Description: Robert Chappell (played by Jack Mower) comforts Ann Anderson (Margarita Fischer, costumed in mourning clothes) as Madame D'Arcy watches (Adelaide Elliot) i...

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