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Photograph

Obey Portrait

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A casual portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey taken during the mid-1970s. It must have been a favorite, for it appeared in his campaign literatu...

Photograph

Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "Crews begin the cleanup after the ice storm."

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "As a result of the storm some farms did not have electricity for five days. A generator was shared by many farmers and was moved from farm to farm so that...

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Photograph

Castle Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and adults stand near the steps of the Castle Inn. Signs over the windows adorned with awnings read, "Souvenirs," and "One Cent Postcards." The...

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Description: Boaters, swimmers, and people standing on a dock pose for a portrait on Springfield Lake. Several houses and trees stand along the shore in the background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women, a man and a boy are posed standing next to a fence surrounding a frame house. On the right a dog is curled up at the base of the fence.

Photograph

Planting Potatoes

Date: 1919 

Description: A man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and overalls sits behind a team of two horses while planting potatoes at the International Harvester Company experimental...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man is seated on a wagon pulled by mules. The image caption reports that "mules are still used by many farmers as transportation. Occasionally you see a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A log constructed blockhouse for machine gun emplacement surrounded by trees. In front of the fortification are four men posed standing. They are possibly...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1952 

Description: Lewis Arms leans against a car with his arm around his family friend and neighbor John Berry, who he called "Pa Berry".

Date: 1945-10-08 

Description: A shinto shrine near Tokyo serves as the starting point of a Wisconsin story as Robert J. Doyle (lower left), correspondent of the Journal, takes the names...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People with ski equipment are pulled through a clearing surrounded by trees in a horse drawn sleigh.

Photograph

Men Hiking

Date: 1924 

Description: Two men walk away from the camera, down a narrow country road. Both are wearing knickers and knee socks; the man on the left wears a hat and carries a walk...

Date: 1937 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Pioneer Beer, G. Weber Brewing Co." Under this in the center is a leaf with the lett...

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Description: View across lawn of a two children standing at the base of a statue on a pedestal.

Book or Pamphlet

Lily Cream Separator Catalog

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Lily line of cream separators. Features an illustration of a young girl holding an apple behi...

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