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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard rowing a boat on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of ...

Calvin Coolidge Fishing

Date: 1928
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...

Canal at Portage

Date: 1910
Description: View down the canal, with buildings along the shoreline, and a boat coming down the canal.

The Loraine Hotel

Description: Exterior view of the Loraine Hotel.

King Street

Date: 1910
Description: Colorized view of King Street, looking east, with a streetcar. Lake Monona is in the background. Caption reads: "King Street, looking East, Madison, Wis."

Altmeyer and Signers of Medicare Bill

Date: 07 30 1965
Description: Caption reads: "Arthur Altmeyer poses outdoors with John Engell (last name?), Paul Douglas, and Oscar Ewing at the signing of the Medicare Bill." Arthur J....

Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

William Deering & Co. Advertising Card

Date: 1890
Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and ...

Howard Sechrest Welding

Date: 08 07 1939
Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Horlick Mountains, Antarctica

Description: Unidentified explorer standing in field of snow with the Horlick Mountains of Antarctica in the background. The Horlick Mountains were named by Admiral Ric...

International Harvester Apparel

Date: 08 1976
Description: Mannequins dressed in "Swingster" jackets and hats bearing International Harvester colors and logos. The clothing was on display for the introduction of th...

Train Passengers at Rudolph

Date: 1902
Description: View down side of railroad tracks across road towards a group of people standing on the platform of the Rudolph depot, awaiting the arrival of Milwaukee Ro...

Little Pig Sausage Factory

Date: 1910
Description: View towards the factory, which has a roof over the long loading dock. Caption reads: "The Home of the Jones' 'Little Pig Sausages,' Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Chicago & Northwestern Locomotive

Date: 1938
Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.

Armory Company G, 2nd Infantry

Date: 1906
Description: Armory Company G, 2nd Infantry.

Ormsby Hall at Lawrence University

Date: 1911
Description: View across lawn toward Ormsby Hall. Caption reads: "Ormsby Hall, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wis."

Ashland Court House

Date: 1930
Description: Exterior view of the court house. Caption reads: "Court House, Ashland, Wis."

Evergreen Cottage, Home of Sam Fifield

Date: 1898
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

Augusta State Bank

Description: View from street of the Augusta State Bank on a corner. There are pedestrians walking on the street and along the sidewalk. There is a support structure fo...

Cox Corner

Description: View from street of a group of people, including a number of horse-drawn vehicles, standing outside of the main entrance to the Cox Brothers company on Cox...

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