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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.

Date: 1964 

Description: Caption reads: "F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin State Archivist, examining papers (posed re-enactment) in preparation of a guide to labor history research materia...


Secretarial School

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: A teacher, probably Mrs. Regina Barnhart at Groves-Barnhart School for Secretaries, giving a shorthand test to two female students.

Date: 1959-01-05 

Description: Jim Gallagher (left) and Whitney Gould sit indoors while putting on their skates.


Brauer Bakery

Date: 1937 

Description: A man stands in front of a 4 can milk cooler with two milk jars in his hands at the Brauer Bakery. Loaves of bread are on a table with a scale, a cake, an...

Date: 1961-06 

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Louisville Works attaches a steering column to the chassis of a Cub Cadet lawn tractor.


Obey and Leadership

Date: 1970-07 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (facing away from the camera) with Democratic leaders John McCormack and Carl Albert. The photograph was taken for a br...


Woman Tying Scarf

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a woman tying a scarf around her head and knotting it under her chin. The photo is one of a series demonstrating how to use a sc...

Date: 1970 

Description: A woman wearing a red dress, brown shoes, and a beehive or bouffant hairstyle is sitting on a rolling chair with an adjustable back at a desk. She is comp...

Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of students and a teacher sit at desks in a classroom while listening to a lesson on the dangers of house flies. Agricultural lecture charts about...


Stable Hazards

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A man uses a rake inside a stable, standing near harnesses hung from wooden pegs on the wall. The tail of a horse can be seen on the left.

Date: 1918-09-30 

Description: Quarter-length publicity photograph of Valeska Suratt in a dark velvet dress and hat. She holds a calla lilly and wears pearl rings. The print carries a...

Date: 1988-09-28 

Description: Waist-up staff portrait of F. Gerald Ham, State Archivist of Wisconsin from 1964 to 1989 and the head of the Division of Archives and Manuscripts at the St...

Date: 1956-09-25 

Description: A man and two women with piles of paper tickets being sorted for the upcoming theater season at the Fred Miller theater.

Date: 1958-03-19 

Description: Portrait of Coach John Jung, Manitowoc High School boy's basketball coach. The team participated in the 1958 high school basketball tournament.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the family of Ferdinand Hotz posed in front of the Christmas tree in the Hotz home. They are, standing in the back, left to ri...

Date: 1962 

Description: Alice in Dairyland 1962, Sylvia Lee Kafkas, poses with a young winner and his entry at the regional Junior Livestock Exposition in Eau Claire.

Date: 1936-11-02 

Description: Customer buying parts at the service desk of an International Harvester dealership. Advertisements for International trucks are posted above the counter.

Date: 1957-09 

Description: Six boys checking out the features of a new McCormick Farmall 450 tractor at the World's Conservation Exposition and Plowing Contest, September 17-20.

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