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Franklin Trostle

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Madison Police Chief Frank Trostle. Trostle served as police chief from 1925-1930.

Date: 1922 

Description: Farmer and three boys posing with five horses in front of a house.

Date: 1935-08-27 

Description: Group portrait of Rose Rosandlich, from Granton, who was elected Dairy Queen in 1935, and her court. They are, from left to right: Harry [?], Bernice Wegne...

Date: 1934-04-22 

Description: Howard Morey delivering the film "Hell's Holiday" to R.E. Mutchler of American Legion Post No. 57. (The man in the top coat is unidentified.) Morey flew th...

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, (white trunks) fighting Amos Johnson in the 178 pound final of the Pan-American Gam...

Date: 1960-04-09 

Description: Wisconsin's Charles Mohr and Stu Bartell of San Jose State in their bout during the NCAA boxing tournament at the University of Wisconsin field house. The...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: John Parman's Ā“Blacksmith, Wagon & CarriageĀ” shop, with workmen and others posed with vehicles in front.


Description: Charles Kendall Adams, president of the University of Wisconsin from 1892 to 1902, posing on a porch with five students. Below the window on the porch is a...

Date: 1968-12-09 

Description: University of California molecular biologist, Dr. Robert Riseborough, left, confers during a break in the DDT hearings with Victor J. Yannacone, the attorn...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: David Vilas is shown pinning a carnation corsage on his date, Beth Herman, at the Maple Bluff social party for teens.



Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A man wearing headphones is sitting behind a table with the Guffawmeter. The caption reads: "Guffawmeter constructed by Paul Vanderbilt for the State Histo...

Date: 1959-08-27 

Description: A new 4-cent postage stamp honors the American soil conservation effort by showing various phases of soil conservation. Shown (L-R) are Russell Silverwood,...

Date: 1959-01-27 

Description: Wisconsin Farm folks are getting a real education at the annual Farm and Home Week session on the University of Wisconsin campus. Having a conversation are...


Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Brothers Franklin Myers, 19, University of Wisconsin student (left), and Russell Myers, 22, Mechanic for the Madison Bus Company (right) buy their own plan...


Coming to a Stop

Date: 1911 

Description: Ski jumper coming to a stop after a successful landing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of police students pairing up to try a move during judo instruction at the YMCA.

Date: 1960-04-27 

Description: A statue of P.T. Barnum was in front of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building to announce the coming of the "Barnum Sideshow of the 19th Century"...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the Thompson Tent Show. A tent, a tall wagon and a truck that runs the generator are set up in a field or park with houses and tre...


Kleinheinz Pharmacy

Date: 1931-06 

Description: Charlie Collins of the Kleinheinz Pharmacy stands on the stoop holding a sign for the South Side Picnic to be held on Sunday, June 14th, 1931. It reads, "P...

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