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Date: 1948-06-15 

Description: Uncollected garbage in the 300 block of West Main Street during a walkout strike by Local 236 Municipal Garage Department Union.

Date: 1937-03-27 

Description: A man unloads buckets of paint from the back of an International D-30 truck owned by Pittsburgh Paint Products.

Date: 1859 

Description: This plat map is pen on paper and shows numbered blocks and lots, local streets, and section lines. Also included is text on survey certifications. The to...

Date: 1949-02-02 

Description: Four ski "jumpers" are posed on a hill with Lake Mendota behind them. They are, from left to right: Allen Bushnell, Wally Alcumbrac, Bill Bradley, and Don...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...


Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Four-story dormitory with a porch and hanging potted plants.


Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...


Ravine Bridge

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A public bus crosses the bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood, looking east.


Doty Loggery

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Detailed view of the board and batten construction of "the Loggery," the home of James Duane Doty.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A woman demonstrating how Shake Rag Street got its name, with the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, behind her. The house was temporarily co...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1896-09-20 

Description: Group of men, and a young boy, standing in the small front yard of a house at a bicycling outing. A woman stands in an open doorway at the top of the steps...

Date: 1934 

Description: Three International school buses parked in yard outside school building. A sign on the roof says: "Fox Consolidated School".


"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...


Description: Lewis Arms poses with his sister Nedra at Brittingham Park.


Description: View down East Water Street from old city hall.


Wisconsin Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: To the right in the foreground is the Pfister Hotel, center is the Wells Building, and the tower in the background is the Pabst Building. Taken from the Po...

Date: 1961-09-12 

Description: People cross a State Street intersection in the rain. The College Barber Shop and a Steak House is on the other side of the street.


Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...


New Dam

Date: 1929 

Description: View looking down at the dam on the Kickapoo River. Houses are on the far side of the river, and chimneys are blowing heavy smoke. In the far background is...

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