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Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School viewing a replica of the original McCormick Reaper at the International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago Mus...

Date: 2004 

Description: Milan Beck purchased this property in 1973. Cows were milked here last in 1967.


Wilson Hotel


Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Hotel on East Wilson Street. Architectural details include a turret, arched windows and textured brickwork.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of Leslie Werner's workshop. A print of an image of Leslie Werner's Repair Shop full of bicycles is seen hanging on the wall in the...

Date: 1922 after

Description: Outdoor view of an Air-Lec automatic door opener for swinging doors set up on a wood plank on a rooftop. Probably the top of Schoelkopf's manufacturing pla...

Date: 1941 

Description: Rear view of Ed Stanley using a Farmall M tractor with a three bottom Genius plow on the Grassurere Land Company's home farm.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.


Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1931 

Description: Farmall Regular tractor powering a McCormick Deering No. 2 corn sheller near a barn.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the center aisle of International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. On either side of the aisle factory workers are producing balls of twine. The f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Badgers will attend Lincoln Statue Rites

Date: 1929-8-25

County: Dane

City: Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the lumber mill. The mill complex sits in the middle of the image, with two smoking stacks. The building on the left side has a track the exte...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1949-08-05 

Description: Looking down South Carroll Street at the corner of West Main Street on Madison's Capitol Square. The corner building is the Blied Building which had two fl...

Date: 1923 

Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.


Milking Machine

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Unidentified man (inventor?) seated at and showing a foot-powered (?) milking machine. He is outdoors near a stone building.


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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