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Postcard

Hotel Carley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Carley. Two women can be seen sitting on the far left steps of the hotel. One man sits in a chair near the entrance with...

Photograph

Fourth Ward

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: 1. ? Rarnsdall 2. Florence Ketchem 3. Hattie Stephenson 4. ? Carver 5. Addie McConnell 6. Delia Lawerence 7. Madeline Slightam 8. Annie Kingston 9. Maud Va...

Photograph

Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Conrad Seipp, Jr. (1883-1909), poses for a full-length portrait wearing a sailor suit in front of a tapestry background. He was the youngest child of Conra...

Historical Essay

1957 Soap Box Derby Racer

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Soap box" coaster car operated by Van Steiner in the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1957. (Museum object # 2009.56.1)

Photograph

Girls on Bridge

Date:  

Description: Stereoview of two girls standing on a small wooden bridge with a railing along a rock formation.

Photograph

Bank of Arlington

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An automobile and pedestrians pass the Bank of Arlington, built in 1900, on Main Street. Other commercial buildings stand nearby.

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...

Postcard

Bridge and Boats

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, with children in boats in the foreground.

Date: 1959-05 

Description: Party in honor of Edward (son of Eva Lauffer Deutschkron), Deutschkron's Bar Mitzvah, at Deutschkron's. Children, from left: Debbie Stern (cousin), Bruce W...

Date: 1952-07-04 

Description: Nancy, Glenn, and Tommy Lewis are shown costumed as sandwich board newspaper sections at the Shorewood Hills Fourth of July celebration. They won the most...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Florence (Bis) Lloyd Jones stands on the lawn with her back to the camera, in a fancy dress and a hat with a large flower.

Date: 1899 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of eight members of the Thwaites family. Three of the women are sitting, and one has a young boy sitting in her lap. Two men, a woma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men, three boys, and a dog, standing around an illegal moonshine liquor distillery in the mountains. The man posed on the right is stirring something...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A family of Laplanders with their reindeer sled teams. In the background are a house with its outhouses, and a group of people to the left of center, as we...

Date: 1961-04-15 

Description: 1500 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorer Scouts, and their adult volunteers in the Four Lakes Council participated in circus performances at the Dane County F...

Photograph

Milt Polland

Date:  

Description: Polland at the Mid-Summer Festival on the Milwaukee lakefront, with the boys of Nick Ehr family in the foreground. This was just after the successful Zeidl...

Photograph

Portrait of a Child

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an African American child (probably a girl) wearing a white dress. Text written on the back of the photog...

Date: 1954-12-12 

Description: A bride and her maid of honor share a smile after the ceremony. For her marriage, the bride chose a street-length dress of ivory florentine which featured...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men lead horses in pulling McCormick Big 4 mowers near a brick farmhouse. A girl wearing a dress and hat sits on a horse in the foreground.

Date:  

Description: "The Volunteer's Vision." A sentimental lithograph showing how the warrior dreams of his family even as he drinks with his comrades in camp.

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