Date: 1937-06-02 

Description: Wringer washing machine, in the Wisco Hardware Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Factory workers saw lumber from a cart at International Harvester's Osborne Works. To the left on one of the beams saw blades are hanging. The belt-driven...

Date: 1950-11-13 

Description: Journalist "Roundy" Coughlin (right) confers with Wisconsin basketball coach "Bud" Foster regarding an alarm clock.


Thomas Thompson


Description: Head and shoulders oval studio portrait of Thomas Thompson, a corporal in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from t...

Date: 1948-11-11 

Description: American Legion members in front of a plane at the Madison airport. Membership Chairman R.C. Golden is handing 1949 membership cards to the pilot Colonel L...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oil painting of a double row of willow trees on University Bay Drive. A trail winds between them. Boulders line the shore of Lake Mendota on the left. A tu...


Military Half-Track

Date: 1943 

Description: A military half-track redesigned and improved by International Harvester automotive engineers parked in the snow. The original caption reads, "At the Army'...


Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy rides the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer loads hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Date: 1946 

Description: Two soldiers huddle behind a 30mm machine gun. Part of a series of images made by Chapelle during World War II in the Pacific Ocean region, including image...


Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1918 

Description: Poster advertising the Turner Simplicity tractor, manufactured by Turner Mfg. Co. of Port Washington, Wisconsin. The poster describes the tractor as "A re...


Prom King and Queen

Date: 1959-04-18 

Description: Portrait of Robert (Chick) Sewell, junior prom king, and Jeanne Field, queen, at the Wisconsin High School junior prom.


Father and Son

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amandus Backhaus sitting in a yard with his son, Alex. A house is in the background.

Date: 1921 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester twine sold under the McCormick, Deering, and International brand names. Includes color illustration and the...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1950-12-07 

Description: Several members of the committee for the DeMolay and Rainbow annual winter "Snow Ball" are shown at a planning meeting for the dance to be held at the Maso...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1913-07 ca.

Description: A broadside to the Commanders of State Delegations from J.E. Normoyle, Major Q.M. Corps, Chief Q.M., stating the contents of each tent at the 50th Annivers...


Boys Cutting Lawn


Description: Two boys attend to a lawn, one using a scythe to cut and the other raking the cut grass.

Date: 1958-11-10 

Description: West High School presents the play "The Bishop Misbehaves." Members of the stage crew include, left to right, Lynn Hogan, Neal Ruedisili, Mike Schwartz, an...

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