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John Schofield


Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major General John McAllister Schofield. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was commissioned as a major in the Miss...

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...


Ice Cream Vendors

Date: 1934-05-17 

Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...

Date: 1951-07-22 

Description: Five of the winners in the Soap Box Derby competition pose with their prizes. Left to right are Billy McFarland, Darlington, winner of the best upholstery...

Date: 1948-06-17 

Description: Roy Matson, Editor, and Rex Karney, political writer, both of the Wisconsin State Journal, pictured in Matson's office prior to their leaving to att...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Small groups of men in suits sit around tables in folding chairs playing cards in a sunny parking lot. A bridge stretches into the distance above the card...


Augustin Grignon

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made from a gun...


Clam Fishing

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of six men on the shore of a river, with piles of clam shells inside loose wooden fences near a pile of firewood and an axe. The firewood may...

Date: 1957-07-24 

Description: Long-time Madison physician Dr. Walter W. Stebbins, seated right, celebrates his 83rd birthday with (left to right) his grandson, Walter W. Stebbins III; h...


John Mustache

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Informal full-length portrait of John Mustache standing outdoors.

Date: 1937 

Description: Philip and Robert La Follette, Jr., standing on a porch (the White House?), in long coats.

Date: 1957-11-03 

Description: Jerry Hunt, left, and George Gust, both from Verona, look at the location of the bull's eye on a target at the Verona Optimist Club turkey shoot. Funds rai...

Date: 1983 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (standing below the C) greets a delegation from Wisconsin that accompanied the official Capitol Christmas Tree cut in the Chequam...


Man Speaking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses is sitting in front of a window. He gestures with his left hand as he looks to the right towards a person (partially obscured) sit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a "gag" photograph, a teenager wearing overalls stands on the saddle of a pony, his dog tucked between his legs. He is wearing overalls and a hat. A fie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bill Steiger (right) speaks to several men as he campaigns for congress. Dick Cheney is visible on the far left.

Date: 1965 

Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Frank O. King poses for a photograph while riding horseback in the American Southwest. In 1923, Frank and Delia traveled to the Grand Canyon, Monument Vall...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Photographer Ansel Adams under his dark cloth looking through the groundglass of his 8 x 10 field camera in a wooded area near Point Lobos. The Pacific Oce...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow-covered ground towards a machine gun emplacement and its three man crew on the roof of a shed.

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