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Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.


Camp Logan

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of hores-drawn artillery and wagons. The man leading the artillery drill carries a flag.

Date: 1963 

Description: Gaylord Nelson, John F. Kennedy, and John Reynolds on the 1963 tour of the Apostle Islands. There is a U.S. Army helicopter in the background.


Description: Wagon pulling "Kangaroo Court" through town, probably a promotion for local amateur theatricals. The man on the left is Earl "Dusty" Rhodes, a steam engine...

Date: 1950-10-28 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a model LF-195 Roadliner with semi-trailer, a model L-162 12-ft. stake body, a...


Business District

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking south across First Avenue. Automobiles park outside shops and small businesses.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn of a large crowd of African American men and women walking down a sidewalk. Cars are driving along the tree-lined road on...

Date: 1943 

Description: Small fishing vessels carried supplies for troops marching up the coast towards Buna, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Here soldiers lower cases...


Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed group portrait of men harvesting hay. Two men stand on top of a haystack with pitchforks filled with hay. A wooden counter-weighted hay stacker is in...

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.


Farm and Field

Date:  ca.

Description: Composite view of a farm (above) and a view of cutting wheat in a field. Decorative elements appear on either side at the top of the image.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down road of horses with horse-drawn carriages parked on the left near what appears to be a park. On the right automobiles are parked along near comme...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Man driving an International truck advertising "Lady Clementine Pure Food Products" is parked on a dirt road in front of a fence near a brick building. The...

Date: 1947-11-09 

Description: "Ralph Widmer checked out a pier on the Rock River." Ralph was the brother of photographer Jim Widmer.


Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. Automobiles park and drive in the street near storefronts. Hotel Swoboda can be seen at left; the hotel opened in 1901 and was ren...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting the national parks of the western United States and Canada, as well as promoting train travel. The poster depicts a creek...

Date: 1901 

Description: View across lawn of the University of Wisconsin Armory building (Red Gym). A man is sitting on a railing in front of the gym entrance door. Another man is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man works with a truck engine in the opened compartment of an experimental "flip cab." The text in the upper left corner reads, "Proposed COE [cab-over-e...


Description: Steamboat on the shoreline of the Mississippi River with passengers.

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