.

Date: 1955-07-24 

Description: The Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wisconsin State Capitol. Shown are two boys in their racers on the starting ramp. Starte...

Map or Atlas

Berlin, Wisconsin

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Berlin.

Date:  

Description: View of Fairbanks, Alaska across the Chena River. A wooden bridge crosses the river, and storefronts can be seen lining the city street. Text on photograph...

Photograph

Manhattan Bridge

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Manhattan Bridge, East River.

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of the First Baptist Church, built in 1849-1850.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Rock County Insane Asylum.

Date: 1897 

Description: View through trees and lawn towards the northwest across Park Street of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elderkin octagon house.

Date: 1865-05 

Description: Albumen print of the Congressional Committee, in front of the Abraham Lincoln home for Lincoln's funeral. The Congressional Committee accompanied Lincoln's...

Date: 1960-10-08 

Description: The speakers platform during a Presidential campaign rally for Richard M. Nixon at Billy Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee. With Nixon on the platform are Kirb...

Date: 1970 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. Entire clock tower is visible, with the plaza around the base, and other buildings in the background. The c...

Date: 1963 

Description: Winter scene of Ralph Widmer, the photographer's brother, using a snow blower. Caption: "Ralph Widmer blows snow off the sidewalk along Wisconsin Street....

Date:  date unknown

Description: The filling station and main office at Drew's Tourist Home. There are flags on the gas pumps. A man and his dog are standing next to the building.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view southeast from Marquette College. Homes along street in the foreground with a horse-drawn carriage. Church steeples can be seen in the dista...

Date:  

Description: View from street towards a smiling man posing on a bicycle. He is caring a basket on his left arm, and is wearing a peaked cap and a suit with gaiters abov...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of man standing atop lumber loaded onto a horse-drawn flatbed wagon. The wagon is stopped on a road construction or repair site. The "Hotel...

Date: 1976-11-25 

Description: Color photo of people working with floats for a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, P...

Photograph

Funeral, Binh Hung

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Large funeral for multiple people in Binh Hung, Vietnam. Numerous decoratively painted coffins with cloth coverings are on display in a large open-air, roo...

Date:  

Description: Slightly elevated view over railroad tracks of the Union Depot, erected in 1866 on Reed Street. Horse-drawn wagons and cabs are parked nearby, and pedestr...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.