.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third (second in Madison), Wisconsin State Capitol that stood from 1857-1913, from a stereograph original.

Date:  

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: 1902 ca.

Description: Young boy operating a horse-drawn McCormick corn binder in a field on the Bachand farm. The boy may be Mike Bachand, or the son of Mike Bachand.

Date: 1959-06-10 

Description: Portrait of Susan Meyer, who will be graduating from Monona Grove High School, working during the summer and entering the University of Wisconsin in the fa...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1913-11-22 

Description: Elevated view down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons line both sides of the road which is covered with puddles, mud and snow.

Photograph

New Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of two men standing on a newly constructed railroad bridge over a stream.

Photograph

Sterling Hall

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Construction of Wisconsin General Hospital is underway in the foreground.

Photograph

Stasia Pokora

Date: 1946-08-29 

Description: Stasia Pokora, Executive Secretary of the American Relief for Poland, sang Polish songs, many of which she learned from Polish immigrants who roomed at her...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: International DR-500 cement truck with 94-inch wheel base owned and operated by Ireland and Lester Ready Mixed Concrete.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bearded man driving a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field near a split rail fence. There are trees in the far background.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1917 before

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on Bascom Hill in front of the main entrance.

Date: 1946 

Description: Police direct traffic through "Entrance A" at the Ohio State Fair while pedestrians walk nearby. Woman in uniforms sell concessions outside the entrance.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Joe Hess and Eddie Hess assembling staves to form barrels with Frank Hess, Sr. looking on. Foots Hess and Tony Hess are working in the background at the H...

Date: 1914-06 

Description: The Aerodome, invented by Samuel Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as reconstructed by Glenn Curtiss at Hammondsport.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Flora Thundercloud Funmaker Bearheart (WaNekChaWinKah), left, and Sarah B. Windblow Thundercloud (HeChoWinKah). Both wear floral beaded bandolier bags acro...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: Lewis Arms, dressed in a suit and sunglasses, sits on the hood of his 1949 Pontiac automobile.

Photograph

Market Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a market scene. During her travels, Carrie enjoyed frequenting local markets to try new foods and observe the local people. Around the per...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of architect Samuel Hunter Donnell (1824-1861).

Photograph

John Johnson

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders oval portrait of John Johnson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regiment...

Photograph

Elevated City View

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "Theresa's Bonduel & Wisconsin Streets from the air."

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