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Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified European American woman posed standing with her hands on the back of a chair...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, being interviewed by Lewis Rukeyser and others on the set of the public television prog...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Elaborately beaded jacket worn by pianist, performer, and Wisconsin native Liberace during his performances in the late 1970s. (Museum object #2008.77.1)

Photograph

Craft Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Girls sitting at a picnic table enjoy an outdoor craft class at Camp Alobregate. A building with a stone chimney is in the background.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Collonade connecting the Pabst theater to the Wyndam Hotel and Milwaukee Reperatory Theater.

Photograph

Dennis Morgan

Date: 1945-08-08 

Description: Hollywood singer and actor, Dennis Morgan, in Madison to visit patients at Truax Field. He is on USO tour as a representative of the Hollywood Victory comm...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Silent film star Claire Whitney in a seated pose with a marmoset and a white poodle. Original caption: "Miss Claire Whitney's pet marmoset and French p...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: In this snapshot silent film actress Clara Kimball Young holds a white-faced capuchin monkey wearing clothes and a cap. A girl and man are in the backgroun...

Photograph

A.J. Mayer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of A.J. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two European American girls posed standing and holding hands. They are both wearing matching, light-color...

Date: 1922-06 

Description: Original caption: "Irene Castle and her husband, Robert Treman, leaving London for Paris via the aerial route on Mrs. Castle's latest trip abroad."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Date: 1922 

Description: French-born silent film actor Gaston Glass at the wheel of a touring car with a spare tire mounted on the running board. Glass later became an assistant di...

Date: 1940 after

Description: Dedicated on August 31, 1940, the Victor Salvatore bronze sculpture of American author James Fenimore Cooper sits in Cooper Park. The statue depicts the a...

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Date: 1952-08-13 

Description: Len Schmitt, former Progressive Party legislator from Merrill, led the Republican opposition to Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's bid for re-election. Schmitt a...

Date: 1959-12-05 

Description: Members of the decorating committee for the Annual Holiday Dance of the Junior Division of the University League held at the West Side Business Men's Assoc...

Date: 1951-11-27 

Description: Constructive Workshops for Older Adults, created by the Vocational School, offers many leisure time activities for newly retired men and women. Alice Holme...

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