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Date: 1970-06 

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

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,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Isabel Berg Ripon, standing in a dark dress with with a light collar and a dark hat in front of a painted backdrop. She is w...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Description: Twenty-one tap dancers from the Kehl School of Dance, posed in line formation on stage.


Four Women

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of four European American woman. The woman on the far left is sitting and wearing a dark-colored skirt and b...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the center aisle of International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. On either side of the aisle factory workers are producing balls of twine. The f...

Date: 2008-03-14 

Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women posed sitting wearing dark-colored dresses, in front of two Ho-Chunk men posed standin...

Date: 1942 

Description: Factory workers sit and stand for a group portrait at International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Uniformed women sit in the foreground and American flags ha...

Date: 1924-05 

Description: Helen Holden Besemer sits in a wooden chair to candle eggs at Holden Poultry Farm.

Date: 1943-01-13 ca.

Description: A female factory worker operates a grinding machine. Original caption reads: "This woman employee on torpedo production operates a grinding machine. The pa...


Frances Perkins


Description: Studio portrait of Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor, who spearheaded the committee planning social security. The photo is inscribed to Arthur Altme...

Date: 1957-09-25 

Description: Three officials of the Madison branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) are shown at their fall tea held at the College Club, 12 East...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man posed sitting on a stool on the left wearing a suit, bandana, and hat. A man is standing b...

Date: 1967 

Description: Jesus Salas, center, is the leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Chicano migrant workers' rights group started in the 1960s for the improvement of...

Date: 1930 

Description: Female workers holding what appear to be a carburetor, magneto and roller bearing at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk couple, Albert A. Johnson (HunkChoKah) and Annie Bessie Arthur Johnson Standingwater (WeHunKah). Annie Bessie is holding a bl...


Description: Studio portrait of a seated woman with a wide lace collar over a puffy-sleeved blouse, and a ribbon in her hair. Possibly Oce Thompson Lozier, the daughter...

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