Wisconsin. Department of Transportation: Publicity Photographs, ca. 1960-1992

Summary Information

Title: Wisconsin. Department of Transportation: Publicity Photographs
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1960-1992

  • Wisconsin. Department of Transportation
Call Number: PH Series 2729; PH Series 2729 (3)

Quantity: 971 photographs, 1295 negatives, and 239 transparencies (in 1 carton and 1 flat box)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Black & white and color photographs, negatives, and slides primarily taken to publicize departmental activities and programs such as award ceremonies, highway and bridge dedications, and meetings. Among the documented topics are airports, Amtrak, bridges, covered bridges, buses, EAA conventions, the Great River Road, and interstate highways. Some poor quality copy prints document automobile accidents dating from the 1920s through the 1940s. Governor Tommy Thompson and DOT Secretary Ron Fiedler are prominently featured.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-ser02729
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