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Photograph

Lebanon Chain Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four workers at the Lebanon Chain Works, the site of the production of the largest chain in the world, measuring 3 3/16 inches.

Book or Pamphlet

Plano Advertising Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Plano line of agricultural equipment. Features an illustration of a farm and field seen throu...

Photograph

George Fairfield

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of George Fairfield, facing forward with torso turned slightly right, in a military uniform with rank stripes on sleeves.

Photograph

Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards concession building with an automobile parked in front near the porch. There is a Hamm's Beer sign hanging off the roof. Annotatio...

Date: 1947 

Description: Interior view taken from outside Manager's (H.C. Groenewold) office featuring an enlarged photographic mural on the wall. The office is part of Internation...

Photograph

Amelia on Tour

Date: 1928-11-08 

Description: Amelia Earhart (first row, right), the speaker for a meeting of the Advertising Women of New York. Elsie Wilson, president of the club is seated next to he...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows land for sale by the Rusk Farm Company. Caption reads, "Look carefully at the map. Notice the thickly settled country on all sides of our la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Poster of a performance by Arthur Camp, who was kidnapped by the Menominees from the banks of the Wolf River, in Wisconsin, at the age of 4. He was present...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Clermont Street with a young boy in the foreground, homes and trees in the background. Fences and sidewalks line both sides of the street.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory worker assembles machines at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machines are loaded on carts that roll along a track embedded in the fl...

Photograph

Trench at Medfoun

Date: 1929 

Description: Men excavating a trench in the escargotiere (snail midden) at Medfoun. Brahim is in the trench and Shabane is standing with the shovel. A screen and piles...

Photograph

Mount Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of Mount Adams, with its snow-capped peak reflected in a lake below. Text on photograph reads: "Mount Adams." and "D.S. Wortman & King Portland"

Photograph

Hotel Sign

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A painted wooden sign which reads "Hotel by T.B. Petford."

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Deer or rabbit effigy mound outlined with lime (ca. 800-1100 A.D.), at the McConnell mound group.

Date: 1948-01-05 

Description: Seated in the Wisconsin State Capitol during a state centennial observance are, left to right: E.B. Fred, President of the University of Wisconsin; Governo...

Date: 1954-04-10 

Description: Portrait of Platteville's sprint medley relay team, first place winners in the Class B division at the 17th annual Madison West Relays. Front row: Larry Ba...

Photograph

The Widows House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Widows House, built 1768. The trees lining the street slightly obscure the roof and right side of the house; the facade is completely visible...

Date: 1944-08-07 

Description: Portrait of Eduardo Neale-Silva, professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin. He was born in Talca, Chile, in 1905, and became a res...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An older girl styling a younger girl's hair. Both girls are sitting on the floor wearing brightly colored blouses and skirts, and are barefoot. Both girls...

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