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Painting

Logging Scene

Date:  

Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Photograph

W.A. Austin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of W.A. Austin, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1950 

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...

Photograph

First Campaign

Date: 1962 

Description: Running for his first term in the Wisconsin Assembly, Wausau Democrat Obey met with Governor Gaylord Nelson to take a publicity photograph.

Photograph

Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

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...

Date: 1931 

Description: Poster advertising McCormick-Deering grain binders. The poster features a headline reading, "McCormick-Deering Grain Binders; Direct Descendants of the Wor...

Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Photograph

Obama and Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in the White House. The photograph is autographed for Obey: "Congratulations for 40...

Date: 1966 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Albert Gallatin Ellis of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He was the first editor of "The Green Bay Intelligencer," the first Wisconsin newsp...

Photograph

Green Thumb Site

Date: 1979-01 

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...

Date: 1945-10-08 

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...

Date: 1933-04-07 

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:...

Date: 1924-01 

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.

Postcard

The Cowboy

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...

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.

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assemblyman David Obey and his wife Joan in his office in the Wisconsin Capitol. Joan Obey was an important factor in Obey's political success and when his...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A team of horses pulling farmers and a Deering harvester-thresher (combine) in a field.

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