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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: 1943 ca.

Description: Fifty-seven millimeter artillery pieces stored in an International Harvester factory building. A flag and a poster hang from the rafters.

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men displaying four horses in front of a storefront, probably the Jones Lumber and Merchandise on Water Street.

Date: 1928-05-14 

Description: Ball-bearing cream separators, parts, and a one and half horse power stationary engine on display against a backdrop of advertising posters at the Milwauke...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large crowd of children are gathered outside the Alhambra theater. The children, all boys, fill the sidewalk, and are being herded by a man on the left....


Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1909 

Description: View from street of a street corner in the business district, with a large brick building housing the J.A.W. Sprecher general merchandise store, with fire...


Fund Raising Poster

Date: 1942 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster made by International Harvester's advertising department to solicit funds for the International Harvester Company's World War...


Cat in the Hat Day

Date: 1998-02 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey reads from "The Cat in the Hat" to young constituents who are wearing special hats. In the background are several shelves of book...

Date: 1950-04-12 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor (left) presents a check to Marcia Pilon, a Edgewood College freshman, for her prize-winning poster for the Society for the Propa...

Date: 1903 

Description: Color lithograph poster. "The Factory Girl" in red banner across top. “A Great Labor Play” under title top right. Scene depicting a well-dressed woman whee...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three graphic artists inside the Chart Room of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department at 616 S. Michigan Avenue. The men are illustrat...

Date: 1928-04-21 

Description: Men, most likely International Harvester dealers, and trucks gathered around a railroad boxcar with opened doors. The boxcar and a truck are adorned with p...


Madison City Bus

Date: 1947-08-01 

Description: Interior view looking toward the back of a Madison Bus Company's new 35 foot bus which seats 45 people. Above the windows are advertising posters.


Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: A view of the ornate Otis elevator originally installed in the Historical Society building in 1900. This picture, taken on the second floor during remodeli...


Model Farm Display

Date: 1927-12-28 

Description: A miniaturized model of a farm set against a backdrop of advertising posters for International Harvester equipment. The model was on display at the Iowa St...

Date: 1949-10-23 

Description: The winning high school artists in the poster contest for the Madison Firemen's Dance. Shown with the three top placed posters are, left to right: Janet...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A drawing of a man on the side of a building, perhaps the remains of a poster. On the left is an orange spray painted area.

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