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Date: 1952-04-10 

Description: Some of the members of the Madison Democratic Women who are making plans for their conference and spring tea. Seated, left to right, are Mrs. E. William Pr...

Date: 1936-03-11 

Description: Two-week-old Isabel B. La Follette, held by her mother Isabel La Follette.

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director, and Ruth K. Harris, museum curator, of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum prepare a display case for an...

Date: 1936-03-11 

Description: Man playing accordion and man playing guitar at the Town Club, located at 2501 Sherman Avenue.

Date: 1948-09-13 

Description: Evelyn Frish, a kindergarten teacher at Marquette School, registers students for the new school year in the Marquette School gymnasium.

Date: 1956-09-17 

Description: Portrait of Robert Schacht, the director of the University of Wisconsin's Bureau of Information and Program services. He was the principal speaker at a clu...


Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum, examines a pitcher in preparation for an exhibit of English luste...

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1946-04-02 

Description: Mr. Mullarkey (probably Leo R. Mullarkey) standing beside Glider Home Laundry and Dry Cleaning Agitator, Washer and steam garment press with Vel Colgate so...


Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1949-01-05 

Description: Mrs. Robert C. (Phyllis) Beck and her son Bobby, 20 months, in the living room of their home in Lakeview Heights. The family recently moved to the city fro...

Date: 1955-02-08 

Description: William Suhr Hobbins, master of ceremonies for the Madison Art Association Beaux Arts Ball, in a large nightgown on which he painted a modernistic art pict...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Group of boys working on various woodworking projects: sawing, hammering, and marking. A man in a shirt and tie is talking to one of the boys in the backgr...


Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1926-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men in the Corner Section of Analytical at Ray-O-Vac Corporation.

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: Two hundred fifty delegates attend the state meeting of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxilliaries. Installation of new state officers was presided over by...

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Participants in a large-scale hearing clinic held at Washington School in Madison and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin departments of speech and ed...


Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

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