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Date: 1950 

Description: Thirteen year-old Philip Lenhart of Madison, Wisconsin, sitting in his new and improved soap box derby car. In the 1950 Madison race held on July 23, 1950,...

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Date: 1948-11-28 

Description: Tenement-type house at 15 South Bedford Street, located at the rear of the city garage, where a fire killed Florence Dinger and three of her children.

Photograph

Three Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills and a saw graphic. The sawmills pictured are R.W. Merryman and Co.'s Mill (top), Sawyer & Goodman Co.'s...

Photograph

Filipino Cart

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Philippine Islands man sits in a cart drawn by several water buffalo. The man may have worked in International Harvester's sisal and twine operation.

Date:  

Description: Farmer reaching into his wagon at Old World Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Rock River from Main Street Bridge. Hartig Brewery, opened in 1884, is visible to the right.

Photograph

Beach Toss

Date: 1984-08-12 

Description: A bikini-clad woman snaps a self-portrait with a long cable release attached to a camera as she is tossed into the air by a group of men on the beach. Othe...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

A Young Alfred Lunt as Rip Van Winkle

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A young Alfred Lunt dressed as Rip Van Winkle, using clothing and a musket borrowed from farm hands and leggings made of gunny sacks.

Photograph

City Park Plaza

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of a city park plaza featuring a fountain, stone walkways and stairs and a central domed stone building.

Photograph

Demers Avenue

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Demers Avenue. A woman and child and other pedestrians can be seen on the street. Business signs read: "E.J. Lander & Co." "Johnson & Nisbet Grocer...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1919-02-01 

Description: Screens prevent hostile balloons from viewing a French road. Captioned: "A very successfully camouflaged French road. The screens across the road are to pr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a Norwegian building at Little Norway. Built in Norway by the Norwegian Government, for the Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.

Photograph

Juarez Plaza

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Juarez Plaza, a fashionable park square featuring a monument and an elaborately decorated bandstand. People gather on park benches and stand near...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men operating a hay press powered by an International Harvester stationary engine as a woman looks on. They are working near a barn which has chink-log con...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of an unidentified refugee.

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

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