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Description: One of 16 lion's heads on the exterior torchere lamps between the entries to the wings of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man stands on a W & M railroad car known as a steam shovel.
Description: A Native American boy and girl pose standing in front of a tipi on a hill by a lake. The tipi is covered with a fringed blanket.
Description: Two-story frame house with a porch on the right half and a log sidewalk.
Description: A "broken" pediment over a window on a Madison building. This style is typical of pediments developed in the baroque period.
Description: A group of men dressed for work, with implements in hand. Most are wearing hats and boots. One man is smoking a pipe. A forest is behind them. Handwritten...
Description: Gust Wendorf standing on a small rock wall. A view of his farm stands behind him.
Description: Exterior of the Hotel Northern. The hotel has a Western Union and drugstore on the street level. An American flag flies from the top of the building.
Description: Kids make a "train," with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates along a sidewalk.
Description: Exterior view of the segregated entrance for African-Americans at Malco Theater. There is a fire escape on the side of the building. Several cars are parke...
Description: Six gather around a picnic table at the Madison Philharmonic Chorus picnic supper. They are, left to right, Ruth Foster, president of the group, John S. Th...
Description: Mr. Bearskin, a medicine man, at Lac du Flambeau seated in front of of a wigwam covered with elm bark. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americ...
Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...
Description: A boat entering a hydraulic lift lock located in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The lock structure is an imposing series of steel and concrete towers with...
Description: Buildings, pedestrians, and electrical street lighting arches line Granby Street. Virginia National Bank, a Neo-Classical Revival building which opened in...
Description: Three men stand behind a horse-drawn enclosed sleigh in front of the Lundberg Store on Fish Creek's Main Street. There is a second sleigh and horse in the...
Description: View from behind fence of people standing beneath and around tents at a picnic. A table at right acts as a refreshment area and holds a coffee pot and dish...
Description: Aftermath of the Wisconsin State Capitol fire of February 26-27. This image provides the best of only a few known photographs of the ornamentation of the w...
Description: A family of nine sits on their front lawn with the interior tableware set for tea or coffee. In the background, a man is leaning against an unidentified ob...
Description: Members of local 80A of the United Packinghouse Workers union on strike in front of the company's plant.
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