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Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Ca...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with two women peering out of the doorway of a building looking at two Cupids with a donkey that is refusing to move. One woman is...

Photograph

Canning Peaches

Date: 1926-07-23 

Description: A woman preparing peaches for canning. She appears to be shaking her finger at a young boy as he reaches for a peach. This scene occurred on the Harvester...

Date: 1948 

Description: Eleanor Roosevelt at a foreign policy committee meeting at the Americans for Democratic Action convention. Along with John Kenneith Galbraith, Hubert Humph...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page of photographs removed from the Grant Family bible. Included are images of Grandma and Grandpa Dent, an unidentified man, an unidentified woman, Mrs....

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Description: View from street through gates towards a small group in front of the third Wisconsin State Capitol near the West Washington Avenue entrance. The iron fence...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A family group of 19 people pose in front of their house. The photographer's umbrella can be seen at the top of the frame.

Photograph

Ho-Chunk Group

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Description: A Ho-Chunk man, two women, two children, and an infant are posed standing in front of a wooden building. They are identified as probably John Stacy and his...

Photograph

Community Dinner

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of farmers gathers in a rural church for a community dinner.

Photograph

Labor Day Parade

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Brooklyn Grange parade float in a Labor Day parade. Men and women on the float mimic various household and recreational activities.

Photograph

Hair Style Show

Date: 1932-01-25 

Description: Group portrait of 6 women modeling hair styles at the Cardinal Beauty Shop, 625 State Street.

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch, both smoking, pose humorously with an unidentified woman who holds a notepad and pen.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A seated young woman in a nineteenth century style dress poses with a tapestry or carpet bag and spinning wheel. A bonnet rests on an antiquer dresser beh...

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Poster

Co-op Poster

Date:  date unknown

Description: A poster featuring a man in a tri-corner hat directing a group of people as they raise the frame of a barn. The text reads, "NEIGHBORS built America" and "...

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Leo Dobbs. One was Helene Stratman-Thomas's cousin and well-acquainted with the Yuba musicians.

Photograph

Lansing Wilcox

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Lansing Wilcox, 102-years of age, the last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, is seated in a crowd of people attending a Wiscon...

Date: 1962-03 

Description: A group of two men and two women are seated in a booth. The table is littered with soda bottles, plates, and glasses. The woman on the right in the backgro...

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