Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

Date: 1950-08-25 

Description: Mrs. William O'Meara (Ruth Byrns) of Chicago poses with her daughter, Felicity, as they visit her father, Daniel Byrns, in Madison before leaving for Engl...

Date: 1953-03 

Description: William Scott, former torch boy, holding one of the kerosene torches used in fire fighting in the 1880's.



Date: 1927 ca.

Description: View of Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's residence and studio after its reconstruction in 1914-1915 and after a fire in February of 1927. Taliesin is locate...


The Gem Theatre

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of entrance with displays of coming attractions and advertisements.


Grand Avenue

Date: 1915 before

Description: View looking east from Third Street, down the avenue. Buildings line the road, with signs and advertisements. Roads and sidewalks are crowded with horse-...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a tight-fitting dark-colo...

Date: 1897 

Description: Interior view of traveling library station including a sign that reads "Chew Fame" and a wood burning stove.

Date: 1958-05-09 

Description: Action shot of the finish of the 440 yard dash, showing Fred Lichte, East High School, finishing second; Vito Gervasi, of Central High School, center, plac...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A map of Milwaukee County showing the county supervisor districts and the city wards. The map also includes the names of those on the on the board of elec...

Date: 1921 

Description: Production still from All Souls' Eve, a Realart silent film released in 1921. Seated on a cushion on the floor, Chester Franklin is directing a ten...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Historical Object

105 - Camping Trip Scenes


Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...

Date: 1943-08-18 

Description: A workman grinds a cylinder head at Nagle-Hart Tractor & Equipment Company, 754 East Washington Avenue.


Wedding Gifts

Date: 1949-10-29 

Description: Newly married Mr. and Mrs. Sauer open wedding gifts.


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee branch of the Smith Premier Typewriter Company, with headquarters in Syracuse, New York. On the left is a sheet of paper in a S...


GOP Flying Badgers

Date: 1946-08 ca.

Description: Distribution of campaign literature for Joseph R. McCarthy's primary campaign by the Young Republican's Flying Badger Squadron. The two pilots photographed...


Dwight S. Allen


Description: Full-length carte-de-visite studio portrait in front of a backdrop of Corporal Dwight S. Allen, Company C, 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, leaning on...


Description: Outdoor group portrait in front of a building of the Wheeler and Wood families. There is a dog laying at the feet of a man seated in the front row.

Date: 1935-06-01 

Description: Group portrait of children with tuberculosis and their attendants, with a man and woman in Salvation Army uniforms, seated in a classroom at the Morningsid...

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