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Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...

Date: 1957-08-06 

Description: John Scharnberg and Wisconsin Governor Vernon Thomson in the Governor's Office at the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1970-11-27 ca.

Description: Poster advertising the Green Lantern Eating Cooperative on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In addition to being an eating cooperative, The Gree...


Nelson R. Norton

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Nelson R. Norton. He was born in Hampton, Washington County, New York, on November 8, 1809. Norton came to Chicago on Novem...

Date: 1949-02-20 

Description: Lay officers and church dignitaries listen as Charles Pollock, senior warden of Grace Episcopal Church parish, read letters of donation and endowment at sp...


Henry Roblin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Roblin. He was born in England, County of Cromwell, Parish of Comburn on August 7, 1814. He came to Wisconsin in Ju...

Date: 1953-01-05 

Description: Governor Walter Kohler takes the oath of office on the balcony of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. The oath was administered by Chief Justice Oscar M....

Date: 1952-01-29 

Description: Representatives of three Republican organizations meet to plan the annual Lincoln Day dollar supper. Standing in front of the University of Wisconsin's sta...

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: A couple in costume at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party. Ralph T. Peterson is serving his wife, Charlotte, a typical 90's meal.


Noah Phelps

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...

Date: 1958-11-14 

Description: Portrait of Connie Schwoegler, one of three Madison entries in the national All-Star bowling tournament in Buffalo, NY.

Date: 1945-06-22 

Description: Group portrait of twelve members of Filmite Motor Oil baseball team.


Acrobatic Formation

Date: 1938-03-10 

Description: Acrobats in formation, on stage with 15 participants holding various pieces of athletic equipment.

Date: 1948-11-04 

Description: John Vasas, Milwaukee, arrested after he robbed the Fiore Coal and Oil Company Filling Station, 601 West Washington Avenue. He is standing in the hallway o...

Date: 1947-02-19 

Description: Hudson Auto Co., 1134 E. Washington Avenue, holding a "motor school" to teach the use of Sun diagnostic equipment. Group of men in background, and front e...


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...


Capitol Theatre

Date: 1930-06-07 

Description: A man and children stands under the Capitol Theatre marquee that promotes the movie, "Journey's End," with two men dressed as World War I soldier "doughboy...


Toledo Scale

Date: 1929-07-30 

Description: A man reads a Toledo scale at the University of Wisconsin engineering building.


Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...

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