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Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

Date: 1970-06 

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


Compass Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.

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.

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.


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...

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1905 

Description: Group portrait of several neighbors and relatives picnicking together in the Grosnick's woods. The group sits around a large blanket that is laid out with...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Lucius Fairchild as the director of the Gettysburg Battle Field Memorial Association. The certificate is decorated with oval portrai...

Date: 1937-06-23 

Description: A man in an International D-30 truck used by the Township of Monck is parked in front of a wooded area and body of water. He is talking to a man standing n...

Date: 1913-04-18 

Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...


Description: Five men, two seated and three standing, pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop.


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...


Spring Planting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer is planting corn using the planter wire method.

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...

Date: 1903 

Description: Hand-colored postcard depicting Ojibwa Chief Obtossaway. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the first cur...


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.

Date: 1937-10-20 

Description: Harold Murphy sits behind the wheel of an International DR-70(?) truck used by contractor M.G. Elwell, left. Mrs. Elwell stands to the right.

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,...


"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...

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