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Target Shooting at Villa Louis

Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.

McCue's Drugstore

Date: 1945
Description: Exterior view of McCue's Drugstore. In the window are drawings of drug specimens produced by a local botany class.

Meyer's Pharmacy Soda Fountain

Date: April 21 1942
Description: View of the soda fountain in Meyer's Pharmacy in Topeka. Advertisement premiums for Meadow Gold Ice Cream and Coca-Cola are featured prominently.

Pattashgas Bird

Description: Monochrome brush drawing with watercolor wash. Prof. A.W. Schorger of Madison identified this bird in 1945 as "almost certainly a long-billed Dowitcher (Li...

Martin Tavern

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior view of the Martin Tavern.

Jenkin Lloyd Jones at Podium

Description: Jenkin Lloyd Jones at a podium with flowers.

G.A.R. Memorial Hall

Date: 1973
Description: The G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue.

Studio Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Man and Woman

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man and woman, the former posing half-sitting and wearing a suit jacket, vest, trousers, and a...

Open Casket with Body of European American Man

Description: Open casket with the corpse of an European American man lying inside it wearing a dark-colored suit coat and bow tie. Floral arrangements are placed above...

Genoa Junction Free Public Library

Date: October 07 1905
Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...

Burr McGuire

Description: Engraved portrait of Burr McGuire who was captured by Company A, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, on the morning of August 18, 1862 near Jackson, Missouri.

Men Holding Turkeys

Date: December 03 1915
Description: J.M. Browning and Mr. Powell, wearing hats, suits, and ties, each holding a turkey while standing on a dirt road. Several individuals are in the background...

Valentine with Little Girl and Bird

Date: 1920
Description: Valentine's Day card with a little girl in a red outfit gazing at at bird in a tree. She is standing on a path with grass all around. There is an ornate b...

International 2 Speed Dual Performance Brochure

Date: 1938
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International trucks, featuring a stylized silhouette of a streamlined truck. Also includes the text: "In Today's Truc...
Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934
Description: Three men packing malt sacks for shipping, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934.

University Stamp Club Second Annual "All-State" Stamp Show and Banquet Menu

Date: 1925
Description: Front cover and menu page for the second annual stamp show and banquet for the University Stamp Club. Includes a 1/2 cent stamp picturing Nathan Hale cance...

Studio Portrait of European American Woman

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with...

Baseball Team Owner

Date: October 24 2012
Description: La Crosse Loggers baseball team owner Dan Kapanke, at a Republican Election Rally at La Crosse County Republican Headquarters. He is a former Wisconsin Sta...

Old Settlers' Club Banquet Menu

Date: February 09 1909
Description: Menu handwritten by Old Settlers' Club of Madison president Napoleon B. Van Slyke for a banquet planned for February 26, which was postponed due to Van Sly...

Soldiers Using Radio in Vietnam

Date: 1965
Description: Six soldiers along a roadside in Vietnam. One soldier operates a radio while another writes. Other men sit on the other side of the road, and in the far ba...

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