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Date: 1915-12-01 

Description: Lindsey Reese of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department delivering a lecture on livestock and agriculture to a crowd of people and a d...

Suffragist and Lecturer

Biography of Jessie Annette Jack Hooper, prominent suffragist in Wisconsin civic reform groups and women's organizations.

Date: 1963 

Description: A meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L. A man stands at the front of the room writing on a chalkboard and other members sit listening.

Date: 1983-06-03 ca.

Description: Poster announcing a discussion at Ernst Bloch University on the 100th anniversary of the death of Karl Marx. Poster has black text and image on a white bac...

Date: 1913 

Description: Advertising poster for speaker Royce Hamilton and his program: "An Illustrated Story, the Dawn of Plenty." The program is described as a "Vital Entertainin...

Librarian, Lecturer, Reformer and Author

Biography of Lutie Eugenia Stearns, librarian, lecturer, reformer and author who helped establish the Wisconsin Free Library Commission.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1973-03 ca.

Description: Poster publicizing a talk with Mahatma Parlokanand speaking about the teachings of Satguru Maharaj Ji, a spiritual Perfect Master. Features a picture of Sa...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Caucasian man in a suit is standing at the center of a large arbor. Native American men and women are sitting or standing around him, while a Native Amer...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Rope tying demonstration for a group of rural school teachers. Original caption reads, "County Supt. Tobin, Country Life Director, and rural school teacher...

Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites

Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites managing editor of the WI State Journal and historian who was "the best known non-political man in Wisconsin."

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of students and a teacher are sitting at desks in a classroom while listening to a lesson on the dangers of house flies. Agricultural lecture chart...

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

Biography of author and artist George Catlin, who painted Indians.

The story of Capt. Jonathan Walker whose hand was branded with "S.S." (for "slave stealer") for assisting fugitive slaves.

Date: 1917 

Description: Group of women, and a few children, seated in a meeting hall at an Agricultural Extension lecture on Home Economics. A woman at the front of the hall is po...

Date: 1890-10-29 ca.

Description: Poster announcing General Lucius Fairchild speaking at Wautoma, Wisconsin on October 29, 1890.

Date: 1924 

Description: At Louisiana State University, an instructor lectures a group of children on agriculture using charts prepared by International Harvester Company. The lect...

Date: 1915-02 ca.

Description: International Harvester Agricultural Extension Department employee J.E. Waggoner delivers a lecture to children and farmers assembled at Providence School....

Date: 1942-03-14 

Description: Typewritten menu for the luncheon meeting of the Madison Civics Club held at the Loraine Hotel, with photographer Margaret Bourke-White as speaker. Over 50...

Date: 1974-11 ca.

Description: Poster advertising El Dia De La Revolution, November 16, 1974, at Union South at University of Wisconsin Madison. Guest speakers include, Guadalupe Youngbl...

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