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Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.


Compass Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Three men in a field working on an International 8-16 tractor. One of the men is dressed in a suit. There are houses in the background.

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.

Date: 1905 

Description: Group portrait of several neighbors and relatives picnicking together in the Grosnick's woods. The group sits around a large blanket that is laid out with...

Date: 1937-06-23 

Description: A man in an International D-30 truck used by the Township of Monck is parked in front of a wooded area and body of water. He is talking to a man standing n...

Date: 1913-04-18 

Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Backhaus family posed in the yard of a house. Four men stand in the back row while four women sit on chairs in the front row...

Date: 1903 

Description: Hand-colored postcard depicting Ojibwa Chief Obtossaway. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the first cur...


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date: 1937-10-20 

Description: Harold Murphy sits behind the wheel of an International DR-70(?) truck used by contractor M.G. Elwell, left. Mrs. Elwell stands to the right.

Date: 1911-02-28 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Rose and Louis Meyer. Rose Swetlik (1892-1968) married Louis Meyer (1887-1949), a farmer, on February 28,...


"Home Guard"

Date: 1921-08 

Description: Three men pose standing in front of a log house belonging to the Getto family.holding guns. A dog sits on the ground between two of the men. The man on the...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers bringing corn to the Lange Canning Co. plant. View looking west, from the west end of the old Madison Street bridge.



Date: 1917-09-05 

Description: Eight men drafted to serve in World War I stand on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant,...


Harvesting Grain

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn cart stacked with grain shocks out in a field. One man is standing on top of the already stacked grain, while another man is passing shocks up.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Marine Captain Joseph R. McCarthy, later a Wisconsin senator, posing as a tail gunner during World War II in Douglas SBD Bomber. McCarthy was an intelligen...

Date: 1945 

Description: A two-man crew mans a .30mm machine gun in Panama. The men are wearing fatigues. There are trees in the background and plants in the foreground.

Date: 1905 

Description: A crowd, including Evaline, Nellie and Harriet Bennett, looks at large banner advertisements for moving pictures. Moving picture subjects include fire figh...

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