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Date: 1977-05-08 

Description: Exterior view of a house at 1254 Rutledge Street which displays several examples of handcrafted detail including crab-like carved woodwork, open gables, an...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...


Eygtian Bust Detail

Date: 1977-05-29 

Description: A carved Eyptian bust which adorned the Levitan building at 15 West Main Street before it was razed.


Elks Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of a piano, chairs, a table, and a fireplace in the ladies parlor of the Elks Club, founded in 1868. An open window shows a street scene and a home...

Date: 1882 

Description: Card menu for the Wisconsin Authors' Club Banquet at Klosterheim. On the top left is a framed landscape of trees overlooking a body of water.

Date: 1959-12-01 

Description: Officers of the Philharmonic Chorus of Madison prepare for the annual Christmas concert held in the Central High School auditorium. Officers shown (left to...

Date: 1917 

Description: Annie Johnson (played by Mary Miles Minter) is an orphan working in a shop. She has just hit her finger with a hammer while trying to repair a shoe in a sc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Moravian funeral on the front lawn of a home. Six men carry a casket toward a group of people playing musical instruments. On either side, grou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frank O. King at home. He is working just outside the door to his sculpture studio at Folly Farm.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Alfred Lunt, Noel Coward, and Lynn Fontanne walking together on the Ten Chimneys property.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum display of Cliff Dweller Pottery from the Robert Laird McCormick Collection. Pottery is displayed in a glass case w...

Date: 1960-10-26 

Description: Five men hold trumpets at a dinner meeting for parents of Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Includes a portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1917 

Description: Willard Kaine Nottingham (played by George Fisher) removes a coat from a box and looks at Annie Johnson (Mary Miles Minter) in a scene still from the silen...

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Memorial Edition of "La Follette's Magazine," page 107. The magazine later became known as the "Progressive Magazine."


Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

Date: 1965-09 ca.

Description: Frank O. King and Robert Drew King relax outdoors in chairs at the Lake Flora Bell vacation home.


Sailors in a Bar

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Two sailors and two women are seated at a table smoking cigarettes and drinking beer, while another woman stands playing an accordion for them. Around the...

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