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Men's Dormitories

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of dormitories under construction on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Men are working in different areas on the site. Lake Mendota...

Photograph

Ski Jumper

Date: 1986 

Description: A skier, wearing #34, soars off of a jump with onlookers behind a fence below.

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1954-01 

Description: Kenneth Kruse, a Madison policeman living at 5009 Flambeau Road, and his son Billy wait patiently for a nibble while ice fishing on Salmo Pond near Black E...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

Photograph

Horses Pulling Logs

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man poses on top of the logs and holds the reins of the horses who pull the full wagon. Behind him are snow-covered trees. Printed in the bottom left c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of four men of the U.S. Signal Crew out on a dogsled to repair a break in a telegraph line. There are cabins in the background. Copyright by A.J. John...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Lyle Lilly (1916-2011) stands in front of his home at 838 Woodrow Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He is wearing his motorcyle police uniform that he wore whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.

Photograph

Capitol City

Date:  

Description: View across Lake Monona towards downtown Madison.

Photograph

Young Man and Dog

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young man and a dog pose on an improvised toboggan run next to the Hotz residence. The photograph was taken from an upper story window; a porch roof is i...

Date: 1964 

Description: Four dead hogs hang from a pole outside at night ready for butchering. The hogs hang with their heads facing the ground and their bellies and throats slit....

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view, looking east, of the grounds and buildings of the Montello Granite Company. On the left, a train car with "Detroit Southern" painted on it stands o...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Advertisement for Lucky Strike cigarettes that shows the product name being written as a smoke trail above New York City. The campaign was devised for the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A winter scene showing the courthouse, schoolhouse, and Congregational Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster promoting the importance of good roads. Image includes a horse drawn wagon in the driving rain.

Date: 2008 ca.

Description: View down highway as a truck drives towards a foggy horizon as the sun rises. The photographer was on his way to Madison when this picture was taken.

Date: 1944-01-24 

Description: "Beach Road," Robert Doyle's caption in the Milwaukee Journal said it best, "Saidor travel Bureau never reports roads impassable as long as wheels a...

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