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Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of 19 women picnicking in Will's woods. The women are friends, neighbors, and relatives of the Krueger family. Sarah Krueger stands in the b...


Description: Seated portait of Amelia Feeley, supposedly the first circus bareback rider to perform in long dresses. Ms. Feeley hold a fan in her lap.

Date: 1905 

Description: Group portrait of several neighbors and relatives picnicking together in the Grosnick's woods. The group sits around a large blanket that is laid out with...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Backhaus family posed in the yard of a house. Four men stand in the back row while four women sit on chairs in the front row...

Date: 1958-11-04 

Description: Group portrait of attendees of a meeting for Lutheran women at St. John's American Lutheran Church. They include, from left to right: Mrs. C.O. Schwengel,...


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date: 1937-10-20 

Description: Harold Murphy sits behind the wheel of an International DR-70(?) truck used by contractor M.G. Elwell, left. Mrs. Elwell stands to the right.

Date: 1911-02-28 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Rose and Louis Meyer. Rose Swetlik (1892-1968) married Louis Meyer (1887-1949), a farmer, on February 28,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Isabel Berg Ripon, standing in a dark dress with with a light collar and a dark hat in front of a painted backdrop. She is w...



Date: 1943 

Description: A woman removes a jar of cut string beans from a pot and places it on a dishcloth next to two other filled jars.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A young woman standing outdoors holds two 1959, Wisconsin license plates and a "Keep Wisconsin Clean" sign. The signs were made to promote the Governor's K...


A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A town scene featuring the blacksmith shop and horses.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.

Date: 1905 

Description: A crowd, including Evaline, Nellie and Harriet Bennett, looks at large banner advertisements for moving pictures. Moving picture subjects include fire figh...


Description: A male circus performer stands lengthwise on the back of a mule, while a female circus performer stands on the ground next to them.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Walter Wheeler and her infant.

Date: 1956-02-14 

Description: Among the church school leaders and teachers attending the Madison School of Religion at the First Congregational Church are (left to right) Mrs. Walter Sc...

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