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Date: 1968 

Description: Bumper sticker from the 1968 Presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy.

Date: 1952-07-22 

Description: Ten-year-old David Paepke, Sauk City, is pictured with the new Sears Roebuck and Company bicycle he won in the Madison Bicycle Safety Week slogan competiti...

Date: 1964 

Description: Caption reads: "F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin State Archivist, examining papers (posed re-enactment) in preparation of a guide to labor history research materia...


Secretarial School

Date: 1949-02-17 

Description: A teacher, probably Mrs. Regina Barnhart at Groves-Barnhart School for Secretaries, giving a shorthand test to two female students.

Date: 1945-03-21 

Description: Major James Baird of Suring, Wisconsin, reads the Milwaukee Journal in Robert Doyle's quarters on Guam in the South Pacific.

Date: 1894 

Description: Cartoon on the last page of a McCormick catalog. The cartoon depicts the World's Fair field-trials in Wayne, Illinois, at which the McCormick mower prevail...


Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. The back of the cardboard mounting reads: "Free Public Library, Brodhead, Wis." There is a stove in the cente...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1954-10-26 

Description: Aerial view of Stoughton.

Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...


Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...

Date: 1917 

Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.

Date: 1949-04-21 

Description: Aerial photograph of Spring Green. Houses and commercial buildings stand in the foreground and a rural area is visible in the background.


Europe Bay

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view, looking north, across the beach and pier on Europe Bay to Europe Lake and beyond to Washington Island. The land south (to the right) of Europe...

Date: 1865 

Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of students and a teacher sit at desks in a classroom while listening to a lesson on the dangers of house flies. Agricultural lecture charts about...


Stable Hazards

Date: 1927-07 

Description: A man uses a rake inside a stable, standing near harnesses hung from wooden pegs on the wall. The tail of a horse can be seen on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label from a Badger Brew pilsner beer featuring the outline of the state of Wisconsin and stalks of wheat on a red background.

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of holly with Santa inside of an oval gold border. He is wearing a red coat, green mittens, a fur hat and has a basket filled with toys on...

Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845 

Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.

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