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Date: 1906 

Description: Mary E. Smith walking along a path in the Volksgarten in Vienna, Austria. She is wearing an ornate hat, holding an umbrella over her shoulder, and looking...

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: People gathered around a horse-drawn buggy on the dividing line between the Ferris-Hagerty property and the Leighton-Wyoming mines. Harry Dankoler is to th...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the August Kressin family posing on the side of the front steps of a house. August Kressin sits on the top step holding Alice Kressin,...

Photograph

Mrs. Marie Richter

Date: 1961-04-01 

Description: Mrs. Marie Richter stands trial for extorting $500 from a former Blue River farmer.

Photograph

Gladys Hofseth

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: The teacher at Eagle Corners School, District No. 3, Township of Eagle, Gladys Hofseth, poses in front of the school. She is wearing a polka dot dress.

Photograph

Otto Falk House

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...

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Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...

Date: 1947-02-05 

Description: The 98th Founder's Day dinner at the Memorial Union, where a campaign was announced to raise five million dollars for the improvement of the lower campus o...

Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three women riding bicycles.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a pink top with white detailing, a pink skirt, and a pink scarf created for Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount, 1955). Water...

Historical Essay

'Kewtie' Woman's Razor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early woman's "Kewtie" brand razor purchased in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1940s. (Museum object #1976.392.43)

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Exeter Inn with guests dining outdoors. Built in 1932, the hotel's Georgian facade features a doorway and an awning under which tables are set...

Date: 1943-10-20 

Description: Indoor portrait of Betty James, Brisbane, Australia.

Date: 1948-05-18 

Description: Margaret McGuire, winner of the Alice in Dairyland contest at the Schraeder Hotel. She is wearing a light colored, floor length, strapless dress with dark...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women learning the dressmaking trade at an ORT school in a displaced persons camp; Germany. Saul Sorrin was interviewed as part of the Wisconsin Survivo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype of Clarissa Clark Merwin, sister of Darwin Clark. Seated half figure facing front, torso facing right. She is wearing a white col...

Date: 1972 

Description: Color advertising photograph of men and women preparing for a picnic at a camp site with an International Scout II pickup and camper parked in the backgrou...

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