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Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Gilded sculpture of Apollo and the muses of tragedy and comedy in the Pabst theater.

Date: 1959-10-21 

Description: Three members of the West Side Garden Club prepare for the annual "Holiday House" Christmas flower show by making holiday decorations using natural materia...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a bedroom in the Denison homestead. Built in 1717, the home is a museum today. Room features a wooden sleigh bed, a wooden cradle with a doll, seve...

Date: 2013 

Description: Lois Wason displays her painted saying about grandmothers, with flowers, on a board at Becker Plaza. She is wearing a light blue work shirt over a t-shirt....

Date: 1888 after

Description: A view of the reading room at the College of the Sacred Heart. Various sofas and tables stand around the room and a piano is visible against the wall in t...

Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

Date: 1951-12-04 

Description: Four members of the West Side Garden Club examine Christmas holiday table decorations at their Holiday House Tea. Left to right are Mrs. Wilfred J. Harris...

Book or Pamphlet

Wisconsin Mushrooms

Date: 1937 

Description: Cover of the book "Wisconsin Mushrooms" by the Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin and bound by Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The cover features a woodcu...

Date: 1972-01-16 

Description: The ornate drinking fountain in the Capitol Theatre, which is decorated with smiling nymphs.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of living room of the Henry Whitfield house. The room features a fireplace, tables, chairs, a mantle with tableware and framed portraits and artwork a...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Two boxes in the Al. Ringling Theatre, showing plasterwork flower garlands and cupids, as well as a Dutch gold leaf pilaster.

Date: 1945-08-15 

Description: Four Junior Red Cross members with Christmas cards, tray favors, Christmas tree ornaments and recreations hall decorations made for military units and hosp...

Explore Wisconsin folk objects and learn the stories behind them.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater stage and auditorium from rear of house.

Date:  

Description: Portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on a bed or sofa, and two European American women sitting on the floor, all dressed in Ho-Chunk regalia. They ar...

Date: 1936 

Description: Bedroom in Pendarvis House. Furniture includes a 4-poster bed, two chairs, a chest, a dresser, and a wash basin and ewer on a stand.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Al. Ringling Theatre's auditorium and stage from a rear box. View includes a painted theater curtain and shows the auditorium's state before resto...

Photograph

Isabelle Elder

Date: 1958-05-12 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Isabelle Elder, owner of a three piece bronze and crystal candelabra set. An identical set was made by the same craftsman for Abraham Linc...

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