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Dave and Mary Lou

Date: 1994 

Description: Mary Lou Munts, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly, and Congressman David R. Obey at a fundraiser for Obey at the Madison Club.

Date: 1943 

Description: Five female factory workers stand beside a torpedo pointing their fingers and wearing IHC uniforms and hats to pose for a group portrait at one of Internat...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Roen and Elizabeth Hart examining a combine (harvester-thresher) at the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. A mannequin is seated...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Double portrait of a woman. The left side portrait is an oval head and shoulders portrait. The right is a full-length portrait of the woman wearing a dress...


Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.

Date: 1936-04-08 

Description: Group portrait of seven women in uniform on the Longfellow School volleyball team, Greenbush neighborhood.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young woman wearing a traditional Sari. Carrie describes a number of Sari styles in her journal from India.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Red Cross volunteers preparing bandages at a Red Cross office in New York City. The woman standing on the right, who is supervising the work, is Mrs. Belmo...


Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...


Bowler, Freda Rusch

Date: 1948-12-30 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Freda Rusch, bowler, and Doubles Titlist, (with Sally Mueller), in Madison Women's Bowling Association.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman standing near a table wearing a dress with her hand held behind her back. The dress has fringe de...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting and wearing a suit and tie, flanked by two young Ho-Chunk women. The w...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman photographer catches reflections of herself, a young girl and a woman in a bedroom bureau mirror.

Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker assembles a ball of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Tucking in the end of the twine after the...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Congressman David Obey and and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi stand together at a gathering.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders oval-framed formal studio portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1999-03-12 

Description: "While dining at Sigrid's Bavarian Trail,our waitress Carrie Pobanz, entertains us by singing 'Edelweiss.' She and her family are moving to Branson, MO, in...


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.

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