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Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A group of friends pose on a playground slide. Included in the group are Cresence Esser Bowar, Matt Bowar (husband of Cresence), Herbert Esser (brother of...
Description: A man and boy hold the reins of a horse while a group of men and boys look on. Commercial buildings stand in the background.
Description: Portrait of Major Richard Ira Bong, medal of honor winner from Poplar, Wisconsin. Flying a P-38, Bong shot down more enemy aircraft than any other American...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Three men posing on top of a timber bridge under construction. The bridge crosses a river in a forested area. Posing on top of the bridge are two soldiers,...
Description: A man driving an early truck (ca. 1910). The front is labeled "Sampson".
Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at Maple Bluff Farm in 1909. Seated with him on the bench is Madison physician, Dr. Philip Fox, a close family friend,...
Description: Old men reclining in classroom style chairs.
Date: 1877-06 ca.
Description: Men seated outside during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod held at Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester, Wisconsin. Winnebago C...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Lewis Arms is sitting in the driver's seat of a 1941(?) DeSoto automobile owned by Joe Brown, as his friend Booker T (standing) looks on. They are at James...
Description: Fire fighters standing amid smoking timbers aim their hoses to douse the flames.
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration drawing of a European deathbed scene around 1850.
Description: View down Broadway from H. H. Bennet's studio.
Description: Advertising brochure for P&O cultivators entitled, "A Parade of P&O Two-Row Cultivators." The brochure opens to a feature illustrated with a photograph of...
Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: In her journal from India, Carrie mentions cock fights, describing them as a "barbaric form of entertainment". Here is shown a group of men watching one su...
Description: People examine machinery on display in front of a tent at International Harvester's Hinsdale experimental farm. A building with a red pylon and signs adver...
Description: UW Ph.D student and actor, who wished to remain anonymous and so went by the name George Spelvin, in stage productions.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Men work with wagons and husker-shredder near a barn. The husker-shredder is powered by a Titan 18-35 tractor. A dog is walking by a fence, and milk cans...
Description: A man looks at an International Model S truck chassis parked on a cobblestone street beside homes or buildings.
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