Description: Elizabeth Park's landscaped park, including pond and footbridge. Two people sit on a bench in the shade on the right. The original caption describes the pa...


Rolling Farmland

Date: 1967-06 ca.

Description: Landscape view of a rolling farmland. Patches of trees grow throughout the pastures.

Date: 1966 

Description: Color photograph of a Farmall 656 Hi-Clear (high-crop) tractor.

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: Bennett family on beach at High Rock. Ashley and Helen are in the boat, Miriam and Ruth are standing on the beach, and Mrs. Bennett is sitting on the beach...


Description: "Koecher's Bar on the northwest corner of Milwaukee St. & Mayville St."


Dolomite Cliffs

Date: 1925-02 

Description: Dolomite cliffs along Snail Shell Harbor are seen in the background between the ruined buildings of the company store, left, and the machine shop on the gr...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Republican House and Restaurant and surrounding grounds with an inset of the "Little White Schoolhouse" on the lower left side.


Corn Binder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of a farmer driving two horses pulling a corn binder.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Female workers operating machines to insert wooden slats into binder canvas at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by...

Date: 1950-09-06 

Description: A crowd gathers to watch the Madison marine reserve unit march down West Washington Avenue to board a train for duty in Korea.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Main Street looking toward the Hotel Englebright.


Obadiah M. Conover


Description: Obadiah M. Conover (1825-1884), a member of the University of Wisconsin faculty and Madison attorney.


Description: A woman sitting in a wooden chair while using an electric iron on clothing. A laundry basket is at her feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waves from a stormy Lake Mendota crashing onto a chair at the Memorial Union Terrace.

Date: 1971-03-30 ca.

Description: A centerfold of an anti-war newspaper which promotes "A Treaty of Peace Between 2 Peoples." Features two photographs of American and Vietnamese citizens an...


Description: View of commercial buildings. One of the buildings says, "Fleming's Jewelry Store" on the side. Several of the buildings have awnings hanging from them. A...

Book or Pamphlet

State Street as Proposed


Description: Drawing of proposed State Street.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room with people studying at tables.


Henry M. Barnes

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry M. Barnes. He was born in Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1818, and came to Wisconsin Territory in 1834.

Date: 1916 

Description: Crowds gather around the International Harvester Company of America and Minneapolis Steel and Machinery Company tents at the Fremont Tractor Show.

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