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Description: Two small Ho-Chunk children are sitting on a blanket, with a young girl wearing a long dress and necklaces standing behind them. Canvas tents and a dog are...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison area magician (standing third from the left), with a group of Chicago area magicians. Identified individuals are (seated, left to rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio Portrait of two unidentified women posing sitting in front of a woman posing standing in the center behind them.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two young unidentified women posing sitting. The woman on the left is leaning on the woman on the right....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified European American woman posed, standing on fake grass on top of a carpet, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1941 

Description: Copy of a family portrait that includes a father, daughter and three sons. Two people on the right are only partially visible.

Photograph

Crowd near Stage

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A crowd of people, mainly women and girls, have gathered for a Civilian Defense Rally. People lean on the edge of a decorated stage and booths are visible...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a European American woman posed sitting. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a pleated and button-down bodice, buttonhole...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman. She is posed sitting and is wearing a dark-colored blouse with coin buttons and a coll...

Date: 1909-11-17 

Description: Postcard depicting men and women office workers taking a break in a celebratory mode. The original caption reads at the bottom "We are taking a day off."

Date: 1922 

Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.

Date: 1991 

Description: Congressman David Obey was part of a delegation that visited the Middle East during the Persian Gulf War. This photograph was taken following a briefing by...

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director, and Ruth K. Harris, museum curator, of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum prepare a display case for an...

Photograph

Louis P. Harvey

Date: 1860 

Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Informal portrait from a three-quarter back angle of a young African American woman showing the rather elaborately built-up hair style.

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a young girl looking at herself in the mirror. She is wearing a white dress with a green sash, white stockings, black shoes and a militar...

Date: 1943-11-30 

Description: Motor Pool Dispatcher Sergeant Alex Petro of Racine, Wisconsin, fuels a jeep near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). He is a member o...

Photograph

Emma Gillett

Date:  date unknown

Description: Emma Gillett, Sherwin Gillett's mother, standing outdoors next to a hedge. She is holding a pail and a stick in her right hand.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.

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