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Public Market

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vendors sit beside their wares at a public market along a narrow street in La Paz, Bolivia.


Gilmore-Weiss Home

Date: 1972 

Description: The Gilmore-Weiss house, 120 Ely Place, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.


Ole A. Lee


Description: A seated studio portrait of Ole A. Lee, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following info...

Date: 1952-07-01 

Description: Alvin Boss, owner of Boss Pattern and Model Works, poses with his son Dick who is seated in the soap box derby racer he will race in the upcoming race.

Date: 1917 

Description: Annie Johnson (played by Mary Miles Minter) is an orphan working in a shop. She has just hit her finger with a hammer while trying to repair a shoe in a sc...


Go Signal

Date: 1944-04-16 

Description: The launching office above a Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier gives the "go" signal to the pilot. This photograph is from a scrapbook compiled by Philip F. L...


Polio Victims

Date: 1951-08-02 

Description: Bonnie Wainscott (left), age 16, and her mother Mrs. Grace Wainscott are greeted by Francis M. Higgins, President of Wisconsin Central Airlines. The Wainsc...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A woman sits on the grass reading next to a baby carriage in Fort Tyron Park. A brush-covered hill surmounted by a square tower rises in the background.

Date: 1957-07-16 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Captain and Mrs. (Mary Day Robinson) John O. Batiste with their children, John (5), and Elizabeth (3). The family is in Madison to visi...

Date: 1948-04-07 

Description: Portrait of newly elected Madison Councilman, Ray F. Fessenden.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Moravian funeral on the front lawn of a home. Six men carry a casket toward a group of people playing musical instruments. On either side, grou...


Catholic Youth Week

Date: 1957-10-25 

Description: Edgewood High School student council member John Shaffer lights a candle at the altar for Catholic Youth Week.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: Sheriff Herman P. Kerl, and Sally Penfield, with the four-gallon glass bottle for collecting donations to the "State Journal" Empty Stocking club, the Kidd...


Lae Airstrip

Date: 1944-01-13 

Description: Military trucks, jeeps and planes at the Lae Airstrip, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Lae was a Japanese occupied airstrip until September 16,...

Date: 1957 

Description: After the death of Joseph R. McCarthy in May, 1952, seven Republicans ran in the special primary election. The most serious candidates were Congressman Gl...


Description: Robert Bloch lays on his back on a couch while his daughter, Sally Ann Bloch, crawls on his chest.

Date: 1939 

Description: Image from the Garden Club record book kept by Neighborhood House, with Rosalie, Ollie Mae, and Adrena Matthews posing by their garden, near the front step...

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: Special speed increaser on the factory floor. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frank O. King at home. He is working just outside the door to his sculpture studio at Folly Farm.


Doty Loggery

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Fireplace in kitchen wing of the Doty Loggery, the home of James Duane Doty. A clock rests on the fireplace mantle, with a kettle on the hearth.

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