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Learn how the Society became the permanent home for the McCormick-International Harvester Collection.

Date: 1966-08-19 

Description: First page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

Postcard

The Cowboy

Date: 1946 

Description: Back of a cowboy postcard sent by Dr. Rolland Anderson to Floyd Quinney and his family. A Curt Teich Art Colortone published by Sanborn Souvenir Co., Denv...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Date: 1964 

Description: Caption reads: "F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin State Archivist, examining papers (posed re-enactment) in preparation of a guide to labor history research materia...

Date: 1951-11 ca.

Description: Scale model of a McCormick grain binder with Gorham binding attachment.

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...

Date: 1966-08-19 

Description: Final page of a letter from Robert and Vicki Gabriner to Russell Gilmore at the Wisconsin Historical Society describing their experiences collecting civil...

Date: 1951-11 ca.

Description: Scale model of the McCormick wire grain binder.

Photograph

Farm Museum Exhibit

Date: 1951 

Description: Two men examine a hook attached to a huge wagon, part of a Farm Museum Exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Paul Vanderbilt works at a table in the Iconography Section at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Stacks of photographs and boxes cover the table, along wit...

Date: 1896 

Description: Architect's rendering of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now The Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1959-11-22 

Description: Eileen Ryan, a secretary of the Wisconsin State Historical Society, is shown looking over the player piano given to the society by Berniece LaFlash. The so...

Date: 1936-10-14 

Description: Dr. Louise Phelps Kellogg sitting at her desk. Kellogg was an historian at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 before

Description: The Daniel Webster carriage on display in the Historical Society's museum in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. At that time the Historical Society's quart...

Photograph

The Village Green

Date: 1956-10-09 

Description: "Inga's Dowry" display of Norwegian artifacts, part of The Village Green exhibit at the Wisconsin Historical Society. High School student Mimi Hastings, dr...

Date: 1844-09-20 

Description: First page of a document handwritten by Thomas Marshall.

Date: 1949-08-04 

Description: Looking over Governor Nelson Dewey's account books at the governor's desk in his office at Stonefield are Raymond Sivesind, state supervisor of historic si...

Photograph

Microfilm Users

Date: 1952-05-15 

Description: Kenneth Duckett and Alan E. Kent, historians employed by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, using the microfilm reader in the Society's old, first...

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