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Description: Slightly elevated view of constructions workers in the foreground working among trusses set up on workhorses on the ground. In the background is the church...
Description: Running for his first term in the Wisconsin Assembly, Wausau Democrat Obey met with Governor Gaylord Nelson to take a publicity photograph.
Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...
Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...
Description: Poster advertising McCormick-Deering grain binders. The poster features a headline reading, "McCormick-Deering Grain Binders; Direct Descendants of the Wor...
Description: Farmer spraying crops with a modified Chevy automobile with spraying unit.
Description: Madison Business College women model fashions from Kessenich's store.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder.
Description: Two men kneel before clay models of a "Multipurpose Safety Utility Vehicle" set on a table during the first styling seminar at the Fort Wayne motor truck e...
Description: Green Thumb was a project sponsored by the National Farmers Union to find jobs for the elderly people who were able to work. During his district tour Congr...
Description: Ten top-notch Madison's Wisconsin State Journal carrier boys who received the Inland Daily Press Association certificates of merit for outstanding service...
Description: A shinto shrine near Tokyo serves as the starting point of a Wisconsin story as Robert J. Doyle (lower left), correspondent of the Journal, takes the names...
Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...
Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: A man wearing a construction workers' union sign pickets in the bright sun, followed by a young boy with a homemade sign of support.
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Front of a postcard from Dr. Rolland Anderson to Floyd Quinney and his family depicting mounted cowboys herding cattle on the range. The sky above the sc...
Description: A business woman clutching her purse and a newspaper walks past a large portion of concrete with "One Man, One Job" painted on it. This is at the site of t...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by General Tractors Incorporated to advertise Monarch Neverslip tractors. The photograph on the cover depicts two men us...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Man pitches silage into ensilage cutter and blower near a barn and silo. Two other men work behind the cutter and blower.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: A team of horses pulling farmers and a Deering harvester-thresher (combine) in a field.
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