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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: 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.


Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...


Description: A Ho-Chunk winter lodge frame without skins, cattail matting, or fabric. In the background among trees is another Ho-Chunk lodge, tent, and wooden building...


Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

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...


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.


"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...


Description: Humorous photograph of Koplin, Bloch, and Gauer dressed as college boys wearing letter sweaters that spell out SOL, for shit-outta-luck. Gauer states they...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Ho-Chunk man and a dog walking near their home and cooking tent. The sides are rolled up to allow air to flow through.


A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.

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...

Date: 1899-02-15 

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

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of a band of Menominee Indians posing with their instruments. They are wearing feather headdresses.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two men, Fred and Oscar Getto, sit on the steps of two doors, one on the left and one on the right, of a store owned by Henry Getto. A sign above the two d...

Date: 1898 before

Description: Elevated view of a man leading a circus elephant on Main Street. On the opposite side of the street is a crowd watching from behind the iron fence on the C...

Date: 1953-01-14 

Description: Wisconsin legislators sit in the Assembly Chamber while listening to Governor Kohler's message.


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."

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