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Cutting Sugar Cane

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of agricultural workers cutting sugar cane, possibly in Morgan City. In the foreground, a young man sits on a pile of sugar cane, chewing on cane s...


Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Cazenovia, Wisconsin. On the left is an eagle resting on a pile of U.S. Mail bags. On the right is an image of a railroad...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A plow sits in the snow in front of farm buildings and a woodpile. The photograph was likely taken to illustrate the hazards of improper equipment storage.

Date: 1917 

Description: Two women and young girl gathering vegetables in the Deering Works vegetable garden. Original caption reads: "This garden furnished a bountiful supply of v...


Artesian Well

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...

Date: 1970 

Description: A poster for the film "America Is Hard To See, Eugene McCarthy for President-1968" by Emile de Antonio. Features an illustration of Eugene McCarthy gazing...

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory workers surrounded by stacks of metal parts at West Pullman Works.


The Ideal Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Ideal Hotel lobby during the Christmas season. A small tree sits on a table near the front desk and a man and women sit on a chair and sofa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rear view of the charred remains of a house that has been burned. Undamaged homes are in the background.

Date: 1949-03-08 

Description: Pictured standing between two basketball team members is University of Wisconsin basketball coach Harold "Bud" Foster. Standing on the left is senior Doug...


Arthur Stubb

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Arthur Stubb, 13, a student at Peck School, "dragging the field before the grain was planted." He poses wearing a cap, jacket and bib overalls, with the re...

Date: 1947-11-06 

Description: Exterior view of Wisconsin Orthopedic Hospital, 1415 Linden Drive.


Description: A crowd of mostly men sitting on bleachers in front of a brick building, all watching some type of sporting event. One man is walking in front of the bleac...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Exterior view of M. Gottshalk's first meat market.

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Janet Berger, Mrs. Elizabeth Zweifel, and Mrs. Jane White prepare some items for the Christmas Fair of Christ Presbyterian Church's Women's Service Le...


Royal Theater

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View across street of the exterior of the Royal Theater, 407 Atwood Avenue (address now 2142 Atwood). Designed by Ferdinand Kronenberg (?) Building remode...


Karl A Eisole, Jr.

Date: 1950-04-28 

Description: Portrait of Karl A. Eisole, Jr., national advertising manager of Madison Newspapers, Inc, wearing a bowtie.

Date: 1901-02-17 

Description: Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) leaning on a tree. Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.


Earl Wilke

Date: 1953-11-12 

Description: Portrait of Earl Wilke at a testimonial dinner commemorating his 25th year as Edgewood High School's first athletic director and coach. He started his empl...

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers cross the the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27 East Main Street.

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