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Lee with Passenger

Date: 1932 

Description: Clyde Allen Lee (left), who grew up in Larsen, Wisconsin, and John Bochkon, a last-minute passenger, before they took off to attempt a trans-Atlantic fligh...


Smoking Pipes

Date: 1906-12-26 

Description: Alexander Krueger, August Krueger, and Henry Bigalk sitting on the front porch smoking pipes. August sits on a chair holding the bag of tobacco, while the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Driving crew posing on the logs. They are holding peaveys and cant hooks, tools used to move logs. The man on the left is holding a pail and the man in the...


The Groom Smoking

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Oliver Justman, looking suave, calmly smokes a cigarette as he watches his bride Dorothy being photographed.


Greenwood Brewery

Date: 1886 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a crowd visiting Greenwood Brewery. Individuals pictured include: First row, left to right: Anton Novy, Edward McDonough, Frank R...

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Alexander Krueger and Henry Bigalk sitting on the floor of the front porch smoking pipes. The bag of tobacco sits on the ground in front of them.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.


Obey and Day

Date: 1969-01 

Description: Photo shoot of David R. Obey (right) during his first campaign for Congress with farmer-State Legislator Laurence Day.


Couple with Dog

Date: 2012 

Description: A young wandering couple, dressed warmly, sits on the sidewalk with their dog in front of a Kwik Trip store on Lang Drive. Their backpacks are resting besi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men stand on a flat boat on Wolf River. They hold stringers of fish suspended from a wooden pole between them. Behind them is what may be a gas pump on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of unidentified family posing around two tables in a yard. Includes mother, father, and seven children. In the background is a large, three-sto...


Two Men Fishing

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men fishing from a small boat powered by an Evinrude outboard motor. One of the men is smoking a pipe. In the background is a wooded shoreline.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front cover featuring an illustration of a man and a woman relaxing on a porch. In the background on the right a team of horses are harnessed to a Milwauke...

Date: 1944-06-13 

Description: Robert Doyle, and Corporal Sam Oxman of the Public Relations Office, smile and pose outdoors in front of a door at Earls Colne Airfield, Essex, England. Co...

Historical Essay

Frontier Clay Pipe Fragment

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Clay pipe bowl found at Sheard Road site, Racine County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #1998.236.249)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a European American man posing standing outside a brick building. Behind him a European American woman and man are standing looking out...


Joel McCrea on Set

Date: 1940 

Description: Joel McCrea is seen walking on the set of the film "Foreign Correspondent." His hair and shirt are wet but he is smiling. Two men walk beside and behind hi...


Allen De Karske

Date: 1967-06-17 

Description: Allen De Karske shows off his full beard and waxed, handlebar moustache. De Karske is also wearing a hat and is smoking a cigarette.


Playing Cards

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Sarah Krueger and Henry Bigalk playing cards at a table set up outdoors next to the porch. Henry is smoking a pipe and has a large bottle of alcohol sticki...

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