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Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of crowd on Palm Avenue at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Fransisco, California, 1915. Several ornate buildings can be seen near the cr...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of a group of men working to construct a wooden bridge that crosses a ravine. Another group of both men and women standing on a road look...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man and boy, possibly father and son, drive an International Model M truck on rough dirt road near a fence.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69


Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of a building used as the Confederate government's Executive Mansion. This was where Jefferson Davis and his family stayed during t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene up the center of a tree-lined State Street from the 600 block, with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the distance. Streetcar tracks are...

Date: 1931 

Description: A view of the Log Cabin Filling Station at a tourist camp. A garage for washing and greasing on the left. Two tall gas pumps. Lamps made of interlaced logs...


Man with Hemp Plant

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands in a dirt road holding a hemp plant, probably to be used in the production of binder twine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Kay & Brenda Widmer pause on a high hill on McArthur Road southwest of Theresa."

Date: 1944 

Description: International highway truck operated by Mistletoe Express Service, Inc. Original caption reads: "The truck shown was traveling on a busy highway leading ou...

Date: 1951-03-01 

Description: "Landscape on Gill Road."

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the side-wheel steamship "Thomas Powell," probably in southern waters. Industrial buildings are in the background.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...


High School

Date: 1923-10-17 

Description: Exterior view of the two-story brick High School building with basement. A bare flagpole can be seen on the roof.


Post Office

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior stereographic view of the Polk County Press Office with three men standing and three children seated on its front porch.

Date: 1913-03-22 

Description: A photographic postcard mailed from Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. It is addressed to M.E. and A.H. McDonald, Bradley, Wisconsin, Lincoln Co. Box #46. The fr...


Blackhawk Ski Meet

Date: 1957-02-03 

Description: Jack Statz of Madison takes off on a jump in the Class A division of a Blackhawk Ski Club meet.


Chester Elvord


Description: Chester Elvord poses outdoors on Lake Street wearing his military uniform.


Unloading Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of horses being unloaded from railroad cars by soldiers. The image was probably taken from on top of the train.

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