Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: The original caption reads, "These four students of the college are apparently enjoying the fruit punch. They are Gerald Newman, Jan Franz, Jack Miller, an...


Tornado Damage

Date: 1944-06-23 

Description: Tornado damage at Truax Field area. Paul Gritzmacher and cow in the damaged barn.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Jack of Hearts displays a drawing of the "Wisconsin Building", a square buil...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Otto G. Ansorge sits in his home on Lake Avenue and reads. Ansorge was a jeweler and band director in Winneconne.

Date: 1944-04-20 

Description: Deputy Sheriff Albert Dahle and Sheriff E.A. Fischer, chief of the air raid wardens of Dane County, demonstrating gas masks on the steps of the Wisconsin S...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Exterior view of white clapboard church with a bell tower and stained glass windows.

Date: 1892-02-22 before

Description: Back cover, front cover, and menu page for the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County annual banquet. The back page includes an illustration of a monument...

Date: 1961-06-28 

Description: Shriners from the Knights of Columbus plan the 18th annual Shrine-Knights benefit for crippled and underprivileged children. Seated, left tor right: Walt H...


Tandem Zebra Team

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Two men sit in a two-wheeled buggy hooked up to zebras, next to a fence near the Ring Barn on the left (which is still standing), with several male spectat...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Rear view of a small group of women and children observing the aftermath of a tornado. They are standing on boards, and debris covers the ground.


Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...


Weiss House

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Weiss farm, residence of John Weiss, in the township of Saukville, Ozaukee County, one half mile from County Trunk Hwy Y near Washington County line. Side...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: International Harvester Model F (or 31) motor truck operated by the Wisconsin Milling Company.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Mount Vernon on Arbor Day.


Kipp Residence

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kipp residence with a woman in the front yard reclining in a hammock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Industrial artist's rendering of what a McCormick grain harvester of the future may look like ("future farm machines").


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Hill Street. An automobile crosses an intersection while others park on either side of the street. The Green Lake County Courthouse, built in 1...

Date: 1980 

Description: Myles Horton sits on a rock formation known as the Devil's Courthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of Ho-Chunk men, two posed kneeling, and a third standing with arm out-stretched in background. A boy is also standing between the two knee...

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