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Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards railroad depot with trains on railroad tracks on the left and right. In the foreground is a pile of gravel. There is a group of people on and...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Interior, with four men, of a small office, very likely a railroad station office.


Lumber Camp Group

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Archie Young and crew at Yellow River camp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait over fence of two men, a woman, and a boy posed in a farmyard with cattle and a team of oxen. In the background are fam buildings and a phot...


Description: Five men from the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Petenwell stand together and smile for the camera. They are posed in front of a truck which is parked ne...


Norwegian Farmers

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farming couple pose together on the steps of a building with a sod roof in Nordfjord country. In the background is a lake and a mountain on the far shore...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Advertisement

Date: 1864 

Description: Advertisement for self raking reaper and combined hand raker and prize mowing machine. Includes an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn reaper at the...


Description: Rockford, Ill.

J.H. Denison

Editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal

Probably the Black River at Black River Falls

Children taug...

Date: 1902 

Description: Interior, with two men, of a small office, very likely a railroad company office. Maps are on the wall, and rolled up on a shelf near the ceiling.

Date: 1914 before

Description: Taken on logging railroad, Lakeshore and Eastern Railroad, owned and operated by the Kneeland-McLurg Lumber company, Phillips, Wisconsin. Photograph is tak...


Lee with Passenger

Date: 1932 

Description: Clyde Allen Lee (left), who grew up in Larsen, Wisconsin, and John Bochkon, a last-minute passenger, before they took off to attempt a trans-Atlantic fligh...

Date: 1901 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive no. 257 (left) and Abbotsford and Northeastern Railroad locomotive No.1. The engineer is Lew Choate and the fireman is Ole "Ji...

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of a coffee patio in Costa Rica. The patio consists of several flat cement compartments each with a pile of coffee beans in them. Workers are...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54


Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...


Paper Mill Workers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey speaks with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill during his first campaign for Congress.

Date: 1934 

Description: Public building improvement under the state Civil Works Administration, project number 14. Carpenter and painter at work.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: An unsuccessful test of Glenn Curtiss' hydroplane in San Diego Bay. The pilot about to be rescued is thought to be Milwaukee's John Kaminski.

Date: 1919 

Description: Posed outdoor group portrait, with cooks, at a policemen's picnic or barbecue.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Delmer Miller stands in a farm wagon while farm hand, Gus Setser, shovels corn from the back end. The wagon is hitched to a Farmall H tractor and is parked...

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