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Photograph

Obey Portrait

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A casual portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey taken during the mid-1970s. It must have been a favorite, for it appeared in his campaign literatu...

Date: 1968 

Description: David R. Obey, then a Wisconsin assemblyman, testifying in the Capitol in behalf of the reorganization of state government proposed by the Kellett Commissi...

Historical Object

MacArthur for President Tag

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Small button tag on a string promoting "Republican, General Douglas MacArthur for President."

Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: Bruce Foote sings the National Anthem (note salutes and hands on hearts) at a Marquette University convocation ceremony honoring General Douglas MacArthur....

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Original map made with watercolor and inkwash. Includes a legend of buildings, roads, natural features and other details of the lodge. Inset at bottom has...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: A land inventory map of Kenosha County. The top left features a legend of "Land Cover" and "Roads and Other Improvements". Lake Michigan is labelled to the...

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Description: Drawn map of Hanging Rock Battlefield from the Thomas Sumter Papers.

Date: 1935-11-02 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from a luncheon given by Wu Te-chen, Mayor of Shanghai and his wife in honor of the American Congressional Delegation, with cross...

Date: 1944-09 

Description: The cover page for International Harvester's "Store Technics" September to October edition of magazines and newsletters. The article titled "Presenting the...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Map of Richard I. Bong Air Force Base Military Reservation includes vicinity map, state index, segment index, and tract register of acquisition after 1 Jul...

Date: 1980-10-08 

Description: Holocaust survivor Karola Frankenthal Epstein (nee Rosenfeld) at her Madison home with project interviewer, Jean Loeb Lettofsky.

Date: 1949-10-05 

Description: Ten top-notch Madison's Wisconsin State Journal carrier boys who received the Inland Daily Press Association certificates of merit for outstanding service...

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:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of lake, in the upper left. A town with dwellings and other buildings are along the shoreline. Part of the airplane is on the right.

Date: 1754 

Description: Map of region west of Virginia.

Date: 1949-11-16 

Description: Six University of Wisconsin students and one professor sit on a panel to record their aspirations for the second half of the twentieth century for "Parade...

Date: 1945-04-30 

Description: An autographed quarter-length portrait of Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz in his office at CinCPac/CinCPOA Advanced Headquarters on Guam. He is standi...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the University of Wisconsin campus shows from west to east the Agricultural Hall, Observatory Hall and the Wisconsin Historical Society with...

Date: 1918-09 

Description: View of the U.S. Government War Exposition at Grant Park taken from a window the International Harvester building on Michigan Avenue. A large crowd of peop...

Photograph

Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...

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