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I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1926 

Description: A man works on silage cutter knives while the machine is in operation, demonstrating a farm hazard.

Date: 1916-05-30 

Description: Homes stand on either side of a rural dirt road in Black Hawk County. A man and horse are in a field on the left, near a sign that says: "Orange Cemetery"...


State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view from across street of the construction to expand the Schoelkopf building at 210-216 E. Washington Avenue. Men from the construction company a...


Main Street

Date: 1907-09-28 

Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Buildings and trees line the street. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are on the street and the sidewalks. Text b...


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: A side view of a Catholic church. Narrow, arched stained-glass windows. Stairs leading up to the entrance. A car is parked by the side entrance with a ceme...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Clothilde Hotz poses with her daughter Margaret on a shady lane. Margaret holds a parasol.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A postcard of the main walk leading to Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, then Main Hall.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of men shoveling dirt from a large pile into a long line of horse-drawn wagons lined up along a road at a construction site.

Date: 1961-06 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers piecing together Cub Cadet parts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Date: 1926-12 

Description: Two men stand by a guard rail along the side of a road to look at a snow-covered automobile resting on its side.

Date: 1920 

Description: Back cover of a booklet produced by the Grid-Iron Grip Company entitled "The Tractor Traction Problem Solved: Just like a locomotive, It runs on its own."...

Date: 1936-10-27 

Description: Construction crew working on a Chicago & Northwestern Railroad crossing, looking northwest along the 100 block of South Blair Street.


Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: View of a wooden boat named the "Tip Top" tied to a dock on a lake at Pine Crest Lodge. In the background the opposite shoreline across the lake is visible...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Color photograph of two men talking next to a trailer loaded with a Farmall Super C tractor, possibly at International Harvester's experimental farm at Hin...

Date: 1930 

Description: Farmers using a Farmall tractor, corn-picker and wagon in a cornfield on the farm of Robert Garst.

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 700 block of State Street. Lake Street parking ramp and University of Wisconsin Extension building are vi...


Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal. In the immediate foreground is the Fox River, then the lower locks and the canal itself. The Indian Agency House may be seen t...

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