Description: Men playing baseball in an open field in front of farm building and a small group.

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog advertisement for the Weber Southwestern States line of farm wagons and trucks. A color illustration of a "Southwestern States Farm W...

Date: 1944-11-11 

Description: Soldier standing next to paintings from the third all-soldier art contest at Truax Field. The paintings are produced by soldiers at the recreational art p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene with an unidentified person, probably Native American, wrapped in a blanket walking across the snow. In the background the wigwam poles (ciisu...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Czechoslovakian film poster. Abstract collage image of various small figures in different poses against background consisting of yellow, red, and black col...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Close-up of Tripp Memorial Library in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, about 1912.


Bodden Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: Todd and Mary Alice Bodden, Matthew (14) and Thomas (10), live at N8202 Hwy 175 (Section 23). This barn has been in the Bodden family since 1851.


Description: Milton and Adeline Retzlaff live a mile west of Theresa at W1346 Hwy 28 (Section 9). The Retzlaff's, who will be married 60 years in August, last milked co...


Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.


Description: An image from a sketchbook (the cover) with a campsite for soldiers. There are tents among the trees and a brick building off to the side.

Date: 1926 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick-Deering corn planter and drill. Includes color illustration and the text "time-proven features in a 1926 model."

Date: 1958-09-25 

Description: New officers of the Madison district of the Wisconsin Garden Club are announced. Shown (left to right) are Mrs. Homer Morrow, vice-president; Mrs. Everett...

Date: 1917 

Description: Looks of love and surprise pass between Jasper Mallory (played by Irving Cummings) and Elizabeth Carter (Ethel Barrymore) in a scene still for "An American...

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: A female factory worker operates a grinding machine. Original caption reads: "This woman employee on torpedo production operates a grinding machine. The pa...

Date: 1975 

Description: Exterior view of Steve's Liquor Store, 3618 University Avenue (since remodeled).

Date: 1958-11-25 

Description: Sindey Williams, senior quarterback from Little Rock, Arkansas (left) was named recipient of the Ivan B. Williamson Award for sportsmanship. He is shown wi...

Date: 1962 

Description: 6-year-old Kirk Hanna uses a lasso to practice cattle roping on a pair of bull horns affixed to a log in a barnyard. A horse is tied to a fence on the righ...


Description: A layout of caricatures and cartoons of a "Comicalities of the War for the Union".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Capital from the shores of Lake Mendota, with two steamboats crossing the lake.

Date: 1922 after

Description: Air-Lec pneumatic automatic door opener set up on a table on a roof. Probably the roof of Schoelkopf's manufacturing plant at 320 N. Third Street.

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