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Date: 1927 

Description: This blueprint map shows landownership around the lake. Water depths are shown by soundings; relief is shown by hachures. The map was originally created in...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: River view from Main Street bridge in Watertown.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large piles of snow and a truck are visible in front of Persons Freeland Co. A utility pole and two other buildings are visible.

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.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Edith, John, and Caroline Cordio posing in the garden at the front of their house a...


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".

Date: 1934-05-05 

Description: Harry S. Manchesters Inc. Department Store, 2-6 E. Mifflin Street, and other businesses: Walk-Over Shoes, 8 E. Mifflin Street, Moseley's Books, 10 E. Miffl...


"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.

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