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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 31 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.

Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...

Madison City Railways Crew

Date: 1911
Description: Streetcar and crew of the Madison City Railways Company. The streetcar number is #50 and the route sign says Wingra Park.

Rennebohm's on Monroe Street

Date: 1936
Description: Rennebohm Drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street. Originally established by pharmacist Harry Consigny, this operation was purchased by Rennebohm in 1936.

Monroe Street

Date: 1935
Description: Monroe Street during construction.

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest Winners

Date: 1958
Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.

International Harvester Truck with Pumpkins

Date: 1951
Description: Color photograph of a farmer filling a red International Harvester L-120 truck with pumpkins.

McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...

Camp Randall

Date: 1862
Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Automobile Accident on County Trunk M

Date: April 15 1934
Description: Onlookers surveying damage from a fatal two-car collision. The view is looking south on County Trunk Highway M, between Speedway Road and Middleton. In th...

Moving Boulder with Bulldozer

Date: October 1959
Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.

Men Harvesting Hemp with Farmall H Tractor

Date: 1943
Description: Elevated view of two men harvesting hemp using a McCormick Farmall H tractor and hemp binder No.2. In the background are houses among trees.

Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: December 05 1924
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...

Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration

Date: 1972
Description: A crowd of anti-Vietnam war demonstrators march down Wisconsin Avenue with signs and banners. One banner reads "Stop the Bombing. Sign the Treaty Now! U.S....

Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright in a Crosley Car

Date: 1948
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, motoring in the country in a Crosley car. Another car is behind them.

Father James Groppi at NAACP March

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.

North Central Airplane over Madison

Date: 1952
Description: Aerial view of a North Central Airlines DC-3 airplane flying over the Madison isthmus. Clearly visible are the Wisconsin State Capitol, the 1 West Wilson S...

Dipping the Curd

Date: 1914
Description: A worker at the Jorden Cheese factory dips curd to make swiss cheese.

Cutting the Curd

Date: 1914
Description: A worker cuts curd to make Swiss cheese at the Jorden Cheese factory.

Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.

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