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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: A man sits on a stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Irwin L. Collum, Dousman, Wis. hired man milking for Thomas Ridgeman."

Date: 1959-10 

Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.

Photograph

Cobblestone House

Date: 1884 

Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.

Photograph

School Project

Date: 1967-04-22 

Description: Two junior high students work on a project that requires making a vocal recording.

Date: 1990 

Description: Crew of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger," which was shot on location at Old World Wisconsin. Here the crew has transformed the historic Seven Mile Inn fo...

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Photograph

Boy Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: A boy wearing a hat, boots, and overalls sits on a wooden stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Son of Thomas Ridgman, Dousman, Wis."

Photograph

Apple Stand

Date: 1963-10-09 

Description: Couple arranging varieties of apples and jugs of cider at their roadside stand near Mukwonago.

Date: 1984-11-08 

Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).

Photograph

Allen De Karske

Date: 1967-06-17 

Description: Allen De Karske shows off his full beard and waxed, handlebar moustache. De Karske is also wearing a hat and is smoking a cigarette.

Photograph

Battle Creek School

Date: 1931 

Description: Students of the Battle Creek School, Joint District No. 4, have gathered outside the school building for their picture. The girls are on or near the front...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Sanctuary of Cistercian Monastery. Two people kneel down before altar.

Photograph

"Home Guard"

Date: 1921-08 

Description: Three men posing standing in front of a log house belonging to the Getto family, all holding guns. A dog is sitting on the ground between two of the men. T...

Photograph

Mound at Big Bend

Date: 1910-10-16 

Description: View of a linear Indian mound at Big Bend. Two men stand in the background on the left and right among the trees.

Historical Essay

Miss Annie Mae's Church Hat

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Hat worn by Annie Mae McClain to services at the Tabernacle Community Baptist Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2006.103.2)

Date: 1928 

Description: Russell Schuetze of Waukesha with his home built airplane, a single seat Irwin. Schuetze built the airplane (or perhaps some of the airplane) in his father...

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Description: A man jumps off a ski ramp as many spectators look on.

Date: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1963-04-29 

Description: A majorette girl is waving her baton with one arm, while her other arm is in a sling.

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