The Boardwalk

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a young girl sit on a boardwalk bench. Several other people look out at the ocean and sit on benches in the background. Houses line the left si...

Date: 1945-04-27 

Description: Composer Sigmund Romberg at the piano during an impromtu concert at Central High School. Members of the high school band looking on are left to right: Beve...


Living Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the living room of an Early American home, built 1765. A long wooden dining table stands near a wooden hutch and a fireplace. Large braided r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of farmland. In the bottom-left center, there is a structure with a bell tower near a dirt road. In the center there is a similar building. T...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men use horse-drawn McCormick grain binders in a field in front of a dairy barn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A grain elevator or walkway ext...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of the construction to expand the Schoelkopf building at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. Men from the construction company a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: August Derleth posed with part of his comic collection. The image is from a tinted photograph by Carmie Thompson.

Date: 1960-11-01 

Description: Three men stand and chat at the Air Power banquet held at the Wisconsin Memorial Union. Some of the military officers and civilian officials in attendance...


Keyes Residence

Date: 1909 

Description: Winter view of the Elisha Keyes residence at the corner of Gorham and North Pinckney Streets.


Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Cranberry harvesters using cranberry rakes make their way across a flooded cranberry bog. In the background crates of harvested cranberries are stacked wai...


Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of WIlliam's Pharmacy. Signs read "Williams Drugs, Hospital Supplies, Toilet Articles, Kodak Films, Soda Fountain, First Aid, Information" "S...

Date: 1948-04-19 

Description: Visiting nurse Esther Sorensen of the Madison Visiting Nurse Service is advising Mrs. Chester B. Van Roo, the former Mary Lou Bell, on the care of her chil...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the empenage (tail assembly) for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1912 

Description: Official Primary Ballot for the Republican Party on Tuesday September 3, 1912.

Date: 2008-10-10 

Description: Presidential candidate John McCain greets supporters at rally. An American flag is in the background.

Date: 1899-12-16 

Description: Mr. Archer stands on porch steps with his arm over Syl's shoulder. Mr. Archer has a moustache and is wearing a bowler hat and a winter coat. Snow is visibl...


Description: Holiday card with doves of peace holding flags from various countries over a metallic gold background. The Christmas star is overhead. The text on the insi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of two Pueblo Native American women and a young girl seated and busy with various craft work, including working on a loom.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

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