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Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Robert M. Ball sitting at his desk, as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance. In 1962, President Kennedy appointed B...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Interior view of the officers quarters of the 310th United States Engineers. On the far wall is a stone fireplace which displays a portrait of General John...

Date: 1958 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of an elderly woman; hanging on the wall behind her is an antique clock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a residential neighborhood with large houses with porches.

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur J. Cohen is speaking from a podium at an outdoor event celebrating the Social Security amendment adding Medicare.

Date: 1917 

Description: In the forest, Stella Benton (played by Kathlyn Williams in a striped skirt and white blouse) talks to Jack Fyfe (played by Wallace Reid in outdoors clothe...

Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.


Kinko's Copies

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the sidewalk into a Kinko's Copy Shop at night. A bicycle parked to a signpost in the foreground.

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Date: 1900 

Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Adriance, Platt & Company featuring an illustration of a clock. Agricultural machinery parts serve as the hands of...


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...


Teacher at Her Desk

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A schoolteacher sits behind her desk, on a raised platform, in a classroom. On her desk is a clock, inkwell, several books, hand bell and a hinged box. In...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of a tavern with an all white leather bar, and a stamped tin ceiling. Glasses, bottles of liquor and bags of chips and peanuts are on display...


The Olson's Rooms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Olson's Rooms hotel, with an arched awning over the entrance, and a driveway on the right. There are benches near a stone building on...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Monster Bowie Knife

Date: 1860-06-06 

Description: An illustration of the enormous bowie knife that was presented to John F. Potter.

Date: 1973-09 after

Description: Part of a poster series celebrating President Salvador Allende after his death. Allende was elected president of Chile in 1970, and promoted the nationaliz...

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1978-05 

Description: Auction of old items at the Weber Brewery.

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