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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...

Memorial Union Interior Ballroom

Date: September 28 1928
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union interior ballroom with skylight (Great Hall).

Great Hall in the Memorial Union

Date: 1930
Description: Interior view of Great Hall with skylight in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union. A piano is onstage on the left.

Wisconsin State Capitol's East Gallery

Date: 1920
Description: Interior of the east gallery of the Wisconsin State Capitol. By 1911, the commission learned that the quarry that supplied the red granite for the piers on...

Stationary Engines Stored at International Harvester's Tractor Works

Date: 1916
Description: Stationary engines of various sizes stored in neat rows at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Wooden skids are leaning against many of the engines. I...

International Six Speed Special Truck in Shop

Date: February 04 1929
Description: International Six Speed Special truck with the front end raised in the shop to reveal the underbody.

First to Fly — Wright Brothers' Factory

Date: 1910
Description: Workers in the General Assembly Department of the Wright Brothers' airplane factory.

King Street Arcade

Date: July 29 1941
Description: View of mezzanine inside the Capital City Bank Building, 111 King Street. Also known as King Street Arcade.

Workers Viewing Ford Cars

Date: November 09 1938
Description: Crowd of workers viewing two new Ford cars in the Madison Kipp Corp. plant, 201-231 Waubesa Street.

ESBMA Fall Festival

Date: September 09 1930
Description: Interior view of the East Side Businessman's Association (ESBMA) Fall Festival at the Four Lakes Ordnance Building, 2810-2822 Atwood Avenue.

Anatomy Lab

Date: 1900
Description: Cadavers are laid out on gurneys in a sky-lit anatomy lab at Rush Medical College.

Milwaukee Road Repair Shop

Date: October 1983
Description: The Milwaukee Road freight car repair shop at 3301 West Canal Street.

Hillside Gallery, Taliesin Fellowship Complex

Description: The second floor gallery at Hillside, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, at the Taliesin Fellowship Complex. Models and drawings of projects designed by Wrigh...

Storage Room at International Harvester Branch in Germany

Date: 1934
Description: Implement parts stacked in a storage room at an International Harvester branch in Germany. Caption below photograph reads: "International Harvester Company...

Johnson Wax Administration Building

Date: 1935
Description: Roof of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. The skylight domes have been installed. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wrigh...

Library Reading Room

Date: 1955
Description: A view of the Library Reading Room in 1955, after the modernization of the 1950s was complete. Most prominent is the division of the room into functional...

Library Skylights

Date: 1900
Description: Cyanotype print of ceiling skylights in the library of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Frank G. Hough Company Factory Floor

Date: 1951
Description: Factory workers on the floor of the Frank G. Hough Company factory (works). The company manufactured construction and industrial equipment. The company was...

Models of Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Buildings

Date: 1930
Description: Exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee which toured the United States between 1930 and 1931 and which aided in t...

Norris-Lea Arcade Skylight

Date: April 12 1970
Description: Interior view of the skylight over the inner court of the Norris-Lea Arcade at 115 South Pinckney Street.

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