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Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of an African American woman sitting on a stairway smoking a pipe. Text on the photograph reads, "Solid Comfort".

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Barefoot woman standing in front of a fence carrying three water buckets. She holds a bucket in each hand and balances another on her head.

Date: 1961-12-05 

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of a mirror. She is wearing a white dress and gloves. There is an unidentified man behind her wearing a suit. He is holding...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four African-Americans with a tent in the background. One man is getting his hair cut. Text on image reads "The Tonsorial Artist."

Photograph

Protest March

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Group of protesters, including a man holding a sign that reads "Cops Aren't Judges".

Date: 1982-05 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips wearing a pink top and a necklace standing between two men. On the left is Wisconsin Attorney G...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Congressman David Obey and and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi stand together at a gathering.

Date: 1946 

Description: Isaiah Pyant family eating dinner.

Photograph

Men Seated

Date: 1962-02 

Description: In the foreground, two men are seated on a sofa near a coffee table. In the background, a seated man reads near a staircase. This image comes from the coll...

Date: 1931-07-12 

Description: Poster for baseball game featuring the I.G.A. baseball team playing the Madison Colored Giants, a team with a state-wide reputation for presenting baseball...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Vel Phillips wearing a suit and skirt, and is holding a pair of gloves in her left hand. She is walking outside on grass with trees...

Photograph

Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. She is wearing a dark dress or blouse and a necklace and...

Date: 1958-01-15 

Description: The annual meeting of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle corps is held in Turner Hall. Left to right: Billy Lee, Calvin Harris, C.H. Beebe, and Len Trachte.

Date: 1926-07 

Description: Front cover of "Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life" showing an illustration of a woman in an evening dress with her cheek resting on her shoulder, and peop...

Date: 1902-05-09 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of chidren and adults, standing in the strawberry field of Paul C. Goetsch after picking strawberries. Four people hold crates of fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of three African American children seated on a long bench and eating watermelon, with a number of watermelons on the ground near their feet. Text on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips sits at a table with a group of African American men and women. The table is covered with handbags, eyeglasses, and beverages. Several more pe...

Photograph

Aaron with Bat

Date: 1963-04-22 

Description: Head and shoulders profile view of Henry Aaron holding a baseball bat.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from sidewalk of a fire ladder truck parked across the street near storefronts. In the left foreground an African American man is watching as fire fig...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...

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