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Montauk Manor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Horses and rider stand on the front lawn of Montauk Manor near a driveway and parked automobiles. The English Tudor-style hotel opened in 1927.


Obey on the Phone

Date: 1976 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking on the phone in his office. Taken in 1976 this image was used in his 1980 campaign brochure with the caption: "trying to...


Flying Fish

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Sac hydroelectric plant and the surrounding landscape of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1957-04-02 

Description: Identical 16-year-old twins Carilynn and Marilynn Powers posed so as to create the illusion of a mirror image.

Date: 1910-12 

Description: Photograph hanging on the wall of the family cabin of John F. Deitz. The glass of the picture was broken by a bullet piercing the walls between the logs in...

Date: 1969 

Description: Full-page advertisement for the International Scout Aristocrat truck. Color photograph.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the first high school.


Description: Aerial view of the Crestwood neighborhood.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Date: 1974-10-13 

Description: Cross detail on the exterior of Fitch-Lawrence Funeral Home at 626 University Avenue.

Date: 1934-05-28 

Description: Photograph submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Group portrait of the six women in the Dutch Girls Orchestra. They are posed ons...

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.


Description: Letterhead of the Mayor's Office, with a three-quarter view of the Milwaukee courthouse and people standing or walking by the building.

Date: 1952-11-14 

Description: Three boys dressed as wise men posed in the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Nelson R. Norton

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of the inauguration of Jefferson Davis as president of the Confederacy at Montgomery, Alabama on February 18, 1861. The painting features the Ala...


Mission Dock

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Mission Dock with a large white building behind it. It is not the Old Mission House, as sometimes believed to be, and the term "Mission Dock" may not e...


Date: 1916-06 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Conrad and Mary Schmitt's (Emma Gillett's parents) Golden Wedding Anniversary.

Date: 1956-02-03 

Description: Bob Narowetz takes off from the top of the jump scaffold at the annual Blackhawk Ski Club jumping tournament at their Tomahawk Ridge site.

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