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Two Men Picnicking

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men at a picnic spread on the grass.


Description: Men on wagons carrying large boiler, etc., posing in sham-battle horseplay, probably in Cross Plains. In the background is a bluff.

Date: 1936-07-08 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...


Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men dressed in suits and posed standing on the curb in front of a wooden building.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...


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...


Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.


Family Group

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Unidentified posed group of an elderly man, and three women, with the one in the center holding an infant in her arms. The group is standing outdoors in fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of people standing on a platform next to a snow-covered train arriving at a station.


Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...


On the Farm

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: August and Edgar Krueger pull a small wagon through an open field. A barn and large haystacks run along the perimeter of the field.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...


People Riding Zebus

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Man and a woman riding on zebu cattle, with fields and a mountain in the background. The people, place, and date of the photograph are unknown. The man and...


U.S. Army Barracks

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of barracks near railroad tracks with snow in the ditch. On the far right three soldiers are walking along the railroad tracks, and other men are n...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of work men posed sitting on a wagon on the platform at the railroad station.


Streetcar Home

Date: 1937-12-12 

Description: Old streetcar stabilized, adapted and furnished as living quarters, and its occupant.


Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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