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Elks Youth Dance

Date: 1958-12-26 

Description: A record number of 216 youths attended the third annual holiday formal held for teenage sons and daughters of Elks Club members and their guests. From left...


Wooden School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Public school built in 1856 and destroyed by fire on December 15, 1925. The bell tower has a small balcony.


Woman Tying Scarf

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a woman tying a scarf around her head and knotting it under her chin. The photo is one of a series demonstrating how to use a sc...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Edgar Krueger Family standing in front of a line of trees. From left to right: Elna Krueger, Shirley Krueger Oestreich, Adelbert Oest...

Date: 1970 

Description: A woman wearing a red dress, brown shoes, and a beehive or bouffant hairstyle is sitting on a rolling chair with an adjustable back at a desk. She is comp...


Bride and Groom


Description: Bride, groom, and attendants posed standing at a wedding.

Date: 1927-04-10 

Description: New Orpheum Theatre ushers.


John Pickering

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of John Pickering of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in a suit and holds a B-flat horn. H...


Kennedy Dairy Wagon

Date: 1936-03-13 

Description: View from street of Barney Miller, the driver, feeding hay to Ned, the oldest dairy horse in service in Madison, The horse is hitched to a Kennedy Dairy wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Director's Room at the Doctor's Hospital, founded by Theodore Atlas in the early 1900's. The view includes a table with chairs surrounding...

Date: 1952-06-23 

Description: New AFSCME union officers of Local 720 of the Dane County Courthouse and Lake View Santorium employees. Left to right: Doris Williams, secretary; Rodney S...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier. The back of a man's head is in the foreground on the left.


Ohio Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking north down Ohio Street. On the left corner, Sedalia Trust Company (built in 1890) features a corner entrance with stone columns. Published b...

Date: 2004 

Description: This unique, old grainery, supported on rocks, is on the Rodney Justman Farm.

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: "Bundle up Tight" is the theme of this tobogganing group as they don winter clothing in preparation for outdoor activities. Shown from left to right are Ma...


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

Date: 1938 

Description: Female and male factory workers handle bags of twine in the McCormick Works Twine Mill.


Description: Portrait of Josh Sanford sitting in an airplane during WWII. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native Am...

Date: 1948-09-12 

Description: Crowd in front of the Union Trust Co. building, 1 West Main Street, during the balloon barrage in which balloons are being released with $2 merchandise cou...


Stone Picking Bee

Date: 1987-06 

Description: The Wagner family and friends stage a stone picking bee on their farm.

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