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Date: 1923 

Description: Beekeeper H.F. Wilson sitting among his hives in a backyard apiary. To his left, a hive smoker is resting on a hive letting off smoke. There are a least 25...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over the volleyball court of the grounds at the Meadow Brook Hotel. A footbridge is across a stream on the right. A group of people are stand...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of a swarm of bees on an "iron Policeman" in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Caption reads: "One of the most noval [sic] pictures ever taken or ever publi...

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a pleated button down bodice an...


Alabama Road Work

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Group portrait of four men and two boys standing with horses, oxen and mules hitched up to drag scrapers, to reconstruct a dirt road. A small building, pow...

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...


Hansberry Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view from yard of Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital which was established by P.H. Hansberry in 1914. Two women stand on the left...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men posed holding rifles in front of twelve deer strung up across First Street in front of the brick building that held Charles J. Van Schaick's Photo...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Barefoot woman standing in front of a fence carrying three water buckets. She holds a bucket in each hand and balances another on her head.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly man with a beard posed sitting and holding a cane.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11


Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own

Date: 1950 after

Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.

The marker text reads:


Date: 1901-03-05 

Description: Indoor flash portrait of William and Johanna Krueger seated in the living room. Johanna is reading the newspaper while William is reading a book. Various f...

Date: 1905-12 

Description: Edgar Krueger holding onto an animal trap, hanging from a tree branch, with a dead skunk trapped by a front paw. Farm buildings are in the background.

Date: 1965-07 

Description: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sits at a desk signing the Medicare Act. His wife, Lady Bird Johnson, stands behind him with vice president Hubert Humphrey...


Open Fields

Date: 1960 

Description: View down slope across open fields over a barbed wire fence towards the horizon. The field is uncut in the foreground, obscuring an abandoned farm implemen...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a light-colored tweed dre...

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.

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