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Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: June 1837
Description: Lithograph based on a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a...

International Scout outside WVLR Radio Station

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...

Green Bay City Stadium Field before NFL Championship Game

Date: December 31 1961
Description: Workmen, shivering in the 6 a.m. predawn cold, remove hay from the field at Green Bay City Stadium (now Lambeau Field) before the NFL championship game bet...

Home Fuel Oil Delivery from International 620 Truck

Date: 1966
Description: A deliveryman relaxes while fuel oil flows from an International 620 fuel truck to an urban residential home.

Elephant Posing on International Cub Cadet

Date: 1967
Description: Shirley, a half-ton elephant, poses on an International Cub Cadet 122 lawn tractor with IH dealer Carl Kelton looking on.

Photographer Capturing Repairmen at Work

Date: November 09 1928
Description: View towards a photographer or an assistant holding a flashbulb as a photograph is taken of repairmen working on tractors in the shop of an International H...

Waukesha Aviation Club Youth Outreach

Date: 1945
Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...


Date: November 06 1924
Description: Rellis G. Conant, a former World War I aviator, barnstormer, and attorney, in his Standard J1 airplane with a passenger in the front seat. Conant died in a...

Apollo 8 Honors

Date: February 20 1969
Description: Astronaut James A. Lovell accepting a gift of cheese from Wisconsin Governor Warren P. Knowles during a gathering in Lovell's honor. A model of the Apollo...

Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Assembly Detail

Date: February 15 1899
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph, showing the visitors' gallery, the oversize brackets that supported it, and the ornamentation of the gallery. As...

Mineral Point Railroad Depot

Date: 1890
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #280 at the Mineral Point depot. A group of people stand on the platform. The depot was built in 1857,...

Old Man and Windsor Billboard

Date: 1980
Description: An elderly man is sitting in the grass by a Windsor Canadian Whiskey billboard.

"Fisbee" Cracks Whip at Painted Cub Cadet Tractors

Date: 1966
Description: Men riding Cub Cadet lawn tractors in International Harvester's "wild-animal" act at the Farm Progress Show in Farmer City, Iowa. Three International Harv...

Site of Future Bridge

Date: 1922
Description: Construction site with construction crew working, people walking on the sidewalk, and a billboard advertising Oshkosh B'gosh.

Governor Philip F. La Follette at the State Fair

Date: September 02 1931
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...

Evans House

Date: 1977
Description: Southeast view of the Evans house at 104 West Main Street with the Campbell-Willoughby house, at 44 West Main Street, in the foreground. The Evans house wa...

Log Jam

Description: Log jam, perhaps on the Black River or the Chippewa River in the Black River Falls area.

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862
Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Rennebohm Lunch Counter

Date: 1979
Description: Customers sit at the lunch counter of an unidentified Rennebohm's Drug Store restaurant. The camera angle permits a view of the back of the counter, and th...

Three Rennebohm Waitresses

Date: 1979
Description: Waitresses Carlene, Laura, and Corey, pose for a photograph at an unidentified Rennebohm Drug Store restaurant. To the left, Steve Kimbrough, seated with h...

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