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Date: 1954-01-17 

Description: Oscar Darey leaves Lake Mendota carrying his limit of 25 perch carried after 90 minutes of sub-zero weather.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Lewis Arms stands next to a damaged 1946 Chevrolet which had been rented from Friede Rent-A-Car. Arms and Bert Rogers had been traveling to Milwaukee in th...

Photograph

James Sanford Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow towards a group of soldiers from the mapping section of the 310th United States Engineer Corps posing with horses and sleighs. In the back...

Photograph

New Water Tower

Date: 1997-05-29 

Description: "On a foggy and rainy morning, work continued as this photo was taken through the windshield of a worker's truck."

Date: 1871 

Description: Weather map depicting the great cyclonic storm that prevailed the day of the Peshtigo and Chicago fires.

Photograph

Building a Snowman

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people build a snowman while standing near a stone wall with boots placed upon it. A wooded area stands in the background.

Photograph

Machine Shop

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: View down hill of Machine Shop, Electrical Laboratory and Industrial Arts Laboratory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A large smokestack is...

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter view with snow looking down Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, on th...

Learn about the first extreme winters in Wisconsin suffered by explorers and settlers in the 17th through 19th centuries, with links to other articles

Photograph

Clinton House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of three-story building located on the south side. Buildings on either side have storefronts, and snow is on the ground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Balance Rock, a formation in Devil's Lake State Park. A tree is visible to the right and the lake, trees, bluffs and sky appear in th...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of men harvesting grain with a McCormick-Deering 12 foot experimental combine (harvester-thresher) pulled by a Farmall M tractor. There is a...

Photograph

A Farm in Winter

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A man in a long coat stands next to a log building on a snow-covered farm, possibily in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1948-08-17 

Description: Group portrait of members of the West Side Business Men's Association at the site of their future clubhouse on Odana Road.

Date: 1949-01-13 

Description: View from hill of the Edgewater Hotel skating rink on Lake Mendota. The rink has been lined with evergreen trees and some men are playing hockey.

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Description: Row of six posed campers in archery stance with arrows loaded in their bows pointed towards the sky. Original caption notes: "Our three most popular Land S...

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Description: A tractor outfitted with a rotating brush device clears snow from a fenced-in ice rink with overhead lights.

Date: 1978-02-16 

Description: "Carrying the casket from Zion, the small country church."

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