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Boys and Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand, each with two horses, on either side of a tent. A boy stands in front of the tent, and in front of him a dog is sitting on the ground. On th...

Date: 1975-06 

Description: Students from Chicago's Cyrus McCormick School viewing a replica of the original McCormick Reaper at the International Harvester exhibit at the Chicago Mus...

Date: 2004 

Description: Milan Beck purchased this property in 1973. Cows were milked here last in 1967.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lithograph of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman, Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, and Rear-Admiral David Dixon Porter below the figure of a woman hol...

Date: 1941 

Description: Rear view of Ed Stanley using a Farmall M tractor with a three bottom Genius plow on the Grassurere Land Company's home farm.


Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...

Date: 1929-08-22 

Description: Sales personnel pose in the Silent Glow oil burner booth with an oil burning kitchen stove, furnaces, and portable styles of oil burners at the Dane Count...


Badger Liquor Shop

Date: 1937-11-29 

Description: Saul Sinaiko and his son Donald Sinaiko, proprietors, standing in front of liquor bottle display, at the Badger Liquor Shop, located at 402 State Street.


Description: Quarter-length painted portrait of Harrison Ludington (1812-1891).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the center aisle of International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. On either side of the aisle factory workers are producing balls of twine. The f...


Henry Sporland


Description: Full-length portrait of Henry Sporland, a private in Company A, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing a double breasted suite and hat with the lettering of G.A....

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...


Chippewa Man

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian from the Bad River Indian Reservation at Odanah. The man is wearing a mix of traditional and...


Vintage Airplanes

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Vintage aircraft always attract attention. In 1988 on their way to the EAA convention, the national organization of owners of World War II trainers made a...


Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: Leo A. Peterson, 2135 East Mifflin Street, at left, and William H. Kelly, 127 West Wilson Street, right, newly appointed vice-presidents of the Wisconsin-F...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The caption to this photograph indicates that Edward Aucoin of Belle Alliance, Louisiana, is operating a Farmall AV.


Milking Machine

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Unidentified man (inventor?) seated at and showing a foot-powered (?) milking machine. He is outdoors near a stone building.

Date: 1933 

Description: One of the Native American crews hired to assist with the White Pine Blister Rust eradication effort on the Menominee Reservation. Joe Larock was identifie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caricature of man smoking a cigar while walking down the street. He is about to fall in a open manhole. Caption reads "If Nothing Happens I'll Be With You...

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